Alphabet Short Ratio vs. Beta

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    Alphabet Beta vs. Short Ratio Fundamental Analysis

    Alphabet is rated below average in short ratio category among related companies. It is rated below average in beta category among related companies totaling about  0.70  of Beta per Short Ratio. The ratio of Short Ratio to Beta for Alphabet is roughly  1.43 
    Short Ratio is typically used by traders and speculators to identify trends in current market sentiment for a particular equity instrument. In its simple terms this ratio shows how many days it will take all current short sellers to cover their positions if the price of a stock begins to rise.
    Alphabet 
    Short Ratio 
     = 
    Short Interest 
    Average Trading Volume 
    =
    1.86 times
    The higher the Short Ratio, the longer it would take to buy back the borrowed shares. In theory, the more short positions are currently outstanding, the faster it will be to cover shorted positions.
    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.
    Alphabet 
    Beta 
     = 
    Covariance 
    Variance 
    =
    1.3
    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.

    Alphabet Beta Comparison

      Beta 
          Alphabet Comparables 
    Alphabet is currently under evaluation in beta category among related companies.
      Short Ratio 
          Alphabet Comparables 
    Alphabet is currently under evaluation in short ratio category among related companies.

    Beta Analysis

    As market goes up, the company is expected to significantly outperform it. However, if the market returns are negative, Alphabet will likely underperform.