Problem 36E

Referring to Exercise 43, the annual report of Dennis Industries also gave these returns on stockholder equity for the same five-year period (in percent): 13.2, 5.0, 10.2, 17.5, and 12.9.

a. What is the arithmetic mean return?

b. What is the variance?

Problem 36E

Referring to Exercise 43, the annual report of Dennis Industries also gave these returns on stockholder equity for the same five-year period (in percent): 13.2, 5.0, 10.2, 17.5, and 12.9.

a. What is the arithmetic mean return?

b. What is the variance?

Step by step solution

Step 1 of 3

The given data X is: 13.2, 5.0, 10.2, 17.5, 12.9.

The number of observations N are 5.