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5. Consider the following stocks, all of which will pay a liquidating dividend in a year and nothing in the interim:
Market Capitalization ($ million) Expected Liquidating Dividend ($ million) Beta
Stock A 800 1000 0.77
Stock B 750 1000 1.46
Stock C 950 1000 1.25
Stock D 900 1000 1.07
a. Calculate the expected return of each stock.
b. What is the sign of correlation between the expected return and market capitalization of the stocks?