Individual Stock Beta

Individual stock beta measures how much a particular stock might move when the market moves up or down. The higher the beta, the more volatile the stock compared to the market, and vice versa.
Individual Stock Beta
Kirk Du Plessis
Apr 7, 2021

In this quick video I'll show you how to find the current beta for any stock as it relates to the S&P 500 index and correlations. As a reminder, beta for a stock gives you a frame of reference as to how much that particular stock might move when the general market moves up or down by 1%. The higher the beta the more volatile the stock will be in relation to the market and vice versa.

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