Written Assignment
FIN 305 Week 3
Name: _________________________________________ Date: ___________________

Chapter 5 – 6

1. What is the present value of an investment that yields $5000 to be received in eight
years and $6000 to be received in 12 years. Assume the discount rate is 5%?

2. Suppose you were planning to provide for a down payment for a house; you plan to
deposit $1000 at the end of each year for the next eight years in a bank where he will
earn 5% interest, how much will you have at the end of the eight years?

3. Regarding the present value of an annuity, a person is getting the benefit of an annuity

from an insurance policy. Accordingly he wants to know what thousand dollars received
at the end of each of the next 7 years is worth today. Assume a discount rate of 5%.

4. Amortized Loan example. Suppose a CEO wants to purchase a facility that makes bread.

So he borrows $8000, to be repaid in eight equal payments at the end of each of the
next eight years. Assume the interest rate that is paid to the lender is 15% on the
outstanding portion of the loan. The CEO wants to calculate what the annual payments
associated with the repayment of this debt will be.

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8. Write a definition for amortized loan

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10. What is meant by the investor’s required rate of return?

11. How do we measure the riskiness of an asset?

12. What is (a) unsystematic risk (company-unique or diversifiable risk) and (b)
systematic risk (market or nondiversifiable risk)?

13. How do we measure the beta of a portfolio?