# Estimate the weights (wi) for assets in the portfolio given the following information about the...

## Question:

Estimate the weights (wi) for assets in the portfolio given the following information about the portfolio holdings:

 Price Number of securities Market value Portfolio weights Percentages to one decimal place Stock A $25 1,000 Stock C$119 500 Bond D $1,150 20 Total Value ## Portfolio weights: Portfolio weights are given as the weight of an individual stock in a portfolio with respect to the total portfolio. It is the percentage of market value of the stock with respect to the market value of the total portfolio. ## Answer and Explanation: Become a Study.com member to unlock this answer! Create your account The table goes as follows:  Price Number of securities Market value Portfolio weights Percentages to one decimal place Stock A$25 1,000 \$25,000 0.2326 ... Portfolio Weight, Return & Variance: Definition & Examples

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Chapter 12 / Lesson 1
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A portfolio can be designed in several different ways. It is important to understand the basics of a portfolio before building and managing one. In this lesson, we will go over the weight, return, and variance of a portfolio.