Answered By: Business Information Services Last Updated: Jun 09, 2017 Views: 11
For historical betas use Bloomberg, located in the Margolis Market Information Lab (MIL) at the Business Instructional Facility (BIF).
- Type the company's ticker symbol.
- Then hit the EQUITY key.
- Type BETA.
Also go to WRDS, located in the Margoils Market Information Lab (MIL) at the Business Instructional Facility (BIF)
- Click on CRSP
- Select Indices and Deciles
- Select Portfolio Assignments
- Step One: Choose a Year-end Beta Assignment
- Step Two: Choose a Date Range
- Step Three: Enter a Ticker Symbol
- Step Four: Choose Beta Value (BETAV) and Date
- Submit your request
- Betas are available back to 1962
Also see Value Line
For betas dating before 1997, see Value Line in microform:
- MFICHE 332.605 VALE in Oak Street (going back to 1980)
- FILM 332.605 VAL in the History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library (1953, 1969-1979)
Also, see Global Financial Data (GFD)
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