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A measurement of the movement of the price of a particular stock compared with the movement of the market as a whole during the same period.
Betas are usually plotted on a scatter diagram which shows the movement of the market as a whole and the return on a particular stock daily, weekly, monthly or quarterly.
Note that betas for any individual company do change, so you can’t rely on historical betas as a guide to future betas.
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