beta (beta coefficient)

Definition of "beta (beta coefficient)"
  1. A metric used to compare the change in value or return of a stock or portfolio with the entirety of the market, often serving as an indicator of risk
How to use "beta (beta coefficient)" in a sentence
  1. The investors opted for the lower beta stocks to minimize risk.
  2. Because of its high beta, the portfolio was more volatile than the market.
  3. A strong understanding of beta coefficients can improve investment strategy.

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