beta coefficient
See *beta (definition 1).

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  • beta coefficient — be‧ta co‧ef‧fi‧cient [ˈbiːtə kəʊˌfɪʆnt ǁ ˈbeɪtə koʊ ] also ˈbeta ˌfactor, beta noun [singular] FINANCE STATISTICS a measurement of the amount of change in a share price over a period of time, compared with the average amount of change in all… …   Financial and business terms

  • beta coefficient — A measure of the volatility of a share. A share with a high beta coefficient is likely to respond to stock market movements by rising or falling in value by more than the market average. See also: alpha coefficient, capital asset pricing model …   Accounting dictionary

  • beta coefficient — A measure of the volatility of a share. A share with a high beta coefficient is likely to respond to stock market movements by rising or falling in value by more than the market average. It is thus a measure of the systematic risk associated with …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • beta coefficient — Stock Exchange. beta (def. 6). * * * …   Universalium

  • beta coefficient — Stock Exchange. beta (def. 6) …   Useful english dictionary

  • beta coefficient —  Stock market measure of price variability.  A statistical measure of the relative risk of a common stock compared with the market for all stocks.  ► “The conventional wisdom has been that portfolio betas are more stable than those for individual …   American business jargon

  • Beta — may refer to: *Beta (β), the second letter of the Greek alphabetIn finance: * Beta coefficient in Capital Asset Pricing ModelIn mathematics: * Beta function in mathematics * Beta distribution in statistics * False negative rate in statistics *… …   Wikipedia

  • Beta decay (finance) — Beta decay in finance refers to the tendency for a company with a high beta coefficient to have its beta coefficient normalize to the market beta.ee alsoCapital Asset Pricing Model …   Wikipedia

  • Beta (finance) — The beta coefficient, in terms of finance and investing, describes how the expected return of a stock or portfolio is correlated to the return of the financial market as a whole. [cite book last = Levinson first = Mark year = 2006 title = Guide… …   Wikipedia

  • beta — A measure correlating stock price movement to the movement of an index. Beta is used to determine the number of contracts required to hedge with stock index futures or futures options. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary A Greek letter used by… …   Financial and business terms

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