Natus Medical Beta

BABY -- USA Stock  

USD 36.70  0.10  0.27%

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Beta Analysis

Beta is one of the most important measures of equity market volatility. Beta can be thought of as asset elasticity or sensitivity to market. In other words, it is a number that shows the relationship of financial instrument to the financial market in which this instrument is traded. For example if Beta of equity is 2, it will be expected to significantly outperform market when market is going up and significantly underperform when market is going down. Similarly, Beta of 1 indicates that an asset and market will generate similar returns during over time.
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About Beta

In a nutshell, Beta is a measure of individual stock risk relative to the overall volatility of the stock market. and is calculated based on very sound finance theory - Capital Assets Pricing Model (CAPM).However, since Beta is calculated based on historical price movements it may not predict how a firm's stock is going to perform in the future.
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In accordance with recently published financial statements Natus Medical Incorporated has Beta of 0.97. This is 17.8% lower than that of the Healthcare sector, and significantly higher than that of Medical Equipment industry, The Beta for all stocks is 185.29% lower than the firm.

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Natus Medical is currently under evaluation in beta category among related companies.
Natus Medical returns are very sensitive to returns on the market. As market goes up or down, Natus Medical is expected to follow.