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Betas And Company Research

In attempting to assess companies for research purposes, Betas can be illuminating, in reflecting the volatility of shares.

More stable companies, such as well run retailers have a lower Beta value ( < 1.0 ) than more volatile mining companies ( > 1.0 ).

Useful library resources which can provide Betas include: Datastream, Thomson One Banker and Bloomberg. Click on the link below to view a ‘How To Research Betas’ guide.

Betas Guide

[Previous Business Research Plus blog post on betas.]

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