### Calculate the required rate of return cost of equity

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As part of the Final Project Assignment on Week 4, Day 6, calculate the beta and the cost of equity capital. The following historical data for a proxy firm is similar to the firm evaluated in the final project assignment.

Using the above data calculate the beta of the firm.

If the risk-free rate is 4%, and the market rate of return is 14%, calculate the required rate of return (cost of equity) for the stock usingCAPM.

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