Facebook Beta

Facebook Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 177.36  0.55  0.31%

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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.
Facebook 
Beta 
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Covariance 
Variance 
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0.54

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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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Facebook Income Change Over Time

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In accordance with recently published financial statements Facebook Inc has Beta of 0.54. This is 100.0% higher than that of the Technology sector, and 22.73% higher than that of Internet Information Providers industry, The Beta for all stocks is 58.82% lower than the firm.

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Facebook Beta Comparison
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Facebook is rated below average in beta category among related companies.

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As returns on market increase, Facebook returns are expected to increase less than the market. However during bear market, the loss on holding Facebook will be expected to be smaller as well.