Finance 534 Week 6 Homework

A. Using the two stocks you selected from Homework #1, 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


The two stocks that were used were:


Abraxas Petroleum Corporation

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OGE Energy Corporation (OGE)

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