Stock mutual fund Evaluation

1) You are evaluating a stock mutual fund that is among your employer’s 401k fund electives. The fund is actively managed and seeks to outperform the S&P 500. Over the past 10 years, the fund returned 10.25% per year and had a beta = 0.8.

Over the same period, the S&P 500 returned 10% and the risk-free rate was 3%.

Calculate the fund’s CAPM alpha.

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