# XYZs stock price and dividend history are as follows: Year Beginning-of-Year Price Dividend Paid at Year-End 2020

## Question:

XYZ’s stock price and dividend history are as follows:

Year Beginning-of-Year Price Dividend Paid at Year-End 2020 $100 $4 2021 120 4 2022 90 4 2023 100 4 An investor buys three shares of XYZ at the beginning of 2020, buys another two shares at the beginning of 2021, sells one share at the beginning of 2022, and sells all four remaining shares at the beginning of 2023.

**a.** What are the arithmetic and geometric average time-weighted rates of return for the investor?

**b.** What is the dollar-weighted rate of return? (Hint: Carefully prepare a chart of cash flows for the four dates corresponding to the turns of the year for January 1, 2020, to January 1, 2023.

If your calculator cannot calculate internal rate of return, you will have to use trial and error.)

.P-96

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## ISE Investments

**ISBN:** 9781266085963

13th International Edition

**Authors:** Zvi Bodie, Alex Kane, Alan Marcus