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Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)

Difficulty: Intermediate

Capital asset pricing model (CAPM) indicates what should be the expected or required rate of return on risky assets like Accenture's common stock.


Rates of Return

Accenture PLC, monthly rates of return

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Accenture PLC (ACN) Standard & Poor's 500 (S&P 500)
t Date PriceACN,t1 DividendACN,t1 RACN,t2 PriceS&P 500,t RS&P 500,t3
Sep 30, 2011 hidden hidden
1. Oct 31, 2011 hidden hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
2. Nov 30, 2011 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
3. Dec 31, 2011 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
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70. Jul 31, 2017 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
71. Aug 31, 2017 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
Average: hidden% hidden%
Standard Deviation: hidden% hidden%
Accenture PLC (ACN) Standard & Poor's 500 (S&P 500)
t Date PriceACN,t1 DividendACN,t1 RACN,t2 PriceS&P 500,t RS&P 500,t3
Sep 30, 2011 hidden hidden
1. Oct 31, 2011 hidden hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
2. Nov 30, 2011 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
3. Dec 31, 2011 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
4. Jan 31, 2012 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
5. Feb 29, 2012 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
6. Mar 31, 2012 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
7. Apr 30, 2012 hidden hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
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12. Sep 30, 2012 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
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15. Dec 31, 2012 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
16. Jan 31, 2013 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
17. Feb 28, 2013 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
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20. May 31, 2013 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
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24. Sep 30, 2013 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
25. Oct 31, 2013 hidden hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
26. Nov 30, 2013 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
27. Dec 31, 2013 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
28. Jan 31, 2014 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
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30. Mar 31, 2014 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
31. Apr 30, 2014 hidden hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
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36. Sep 30, 2014 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
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39. Dec 31, 2014 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
40. Jan 31, 2015 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
41. Feb 28, 2015 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
42. Mar 31, 2015 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
43. Apr 30, 2015 hidden hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
44. May 31, 2015 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
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48. Sep 30, 2015 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
49. Oct 31, 2015 hidden hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
50. Nov 30, 2015 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
51. Dec 31, 2015 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
52. Jan 31, 2016 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
53. Feb 29, 2016 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
54. Mar 31, 2016 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
55. Apr 30, 2016 hidden hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
56. May 31, 2016 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
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58. Jul 31, 2016 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
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60. Sep 30, 2016 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
61. Oct 31, 2016 hidden hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
62. Nov 30, 2016 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
63. Dec 31, 2016 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
64. Jan 31, 2017 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
65. Feb 28, 2017 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
66. Mar 31, 2017 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
67. Apr 30, 2017 hidden hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
68. May 31, 2017 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
69. Jun 30, 2017 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
70. Jul 31, 2017 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
71. Aug 31, 2017 hidden hidden% hidden hidden%
Average: hidden% hidden%
Standard Deviation: hidden% hidden%

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1 Data in USD $ per share of common stock, adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 Rate of return on common stock of ACN during period t

3 Rate of return on S&P 500 (the market portfolio proxy) during period t


Systematic Risk (β) Estimation

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VarianceACN hidden
VarianceS&P 500 hidden
CovarianceACN, S&P 500 hidden
Correlation CoefficientACN, S&P 5001 hidden
βACN2 hidden
αACN3 hidden

Calculations

1 CovarianceACN, S&P 500 ÷ (Standard DeviationACN × Standard DeviationS&P 500)
= hidden ÷ (hidden × hidden)

2 CovarianceACN, S&P 500 ÷ VarianceS&P 500
= hidden ÷ hidden

3 AverageACN – βACN × AverageS&P 500
= hiddenhidden × hidden


Expected Rate of Return

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Assumptions
Rate of return on LT Treasury Composite1 RF hidden%
Expected rate of return on market portfolio2 E(RM) hidden%
Systematic risk (β) of Accenture's common stock βACN hidden
Expected rate of return on Accenture's common stock3 E(RACN) hidden%

1 Unweighted average of bid yields on all outstanding fixed-coupon U.S. Treasury bonds neither due or callable in less than 10 years (risk-free rate of return proxy).

Calculations

2 See Details »

3 E(RACN) = RF + βACN [E(RM) – RF]
= hidden% + hidden [hidden% – hidden%]
= hidden%