EVALUATION OF PORTFOLIO BETA AND THE REQUIRED RETURN ON STOCK
The tendency of a stock’s price to move up and down with the market is reflected in its beta coefficient. Therefore, beta is a measure of an investment’s market risk, and is a key element of the CAPM.
In this part of the project, you get financial information using Yahoo!Finance (found athttp://finance.yahoo.com/ )
To find a company’s beta, enter the desired stock symbol and request a basic quote. Once you have the basic quote, select the “Key Statistics“. Scroll down this page to find the stock’s beta.
From Yahoo!Finance obtain a report on any two companies