Directions: Answer the following questions on a separate document. Explain how you reached the answer or show your work if a mathematical calculation is needed, or both.
A. Using the two stocks you selected from Homework #1 which is: the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the National Association of Securities Dealer Automated Quotation (NASDAQ).
Identify the Beta for each stock. In your own words, what conclusion can you draw from the stocks’ current and historical beta?
If the stock market went up 10% today, what would be the impact on each of your stocks?
B. Using the 2014 financial statements from your stocks above and the equations from your textbook, prepare the Historical Average and Standard Deviation for each stock.