characteristic line

Characteristic line

The market model applied to a single security; a regression of security returns on the benchmark return. The slope of the regression line is a security's beta.

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characteristic line
A straight line on a graph that shows the relationship over time between returns on a stock and returns on the market. The line is used to illustrate a stock's alpha (the vertical intercept) and beta (the line's slope) and to show the difference between systematic and unsystematic risk.
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Benjamin's description of his first view of the field of action at Gleninch followed these characteristic lines of apology.
The results that Tirotex achieves in daily production with the Autocoro 8 are attentiongrabbing: 18% more yarn with a yarn strength and elongation that are above the minimum requirements of the company's own weaving mill and below the 25% characteristic line of Uster Statistics.
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In previous articles in this series, we looked at using the Performance Characteristic Line (PCL) and benchmarking as the first steps, but the Energy Map and basic M&T provide the next level of information.
It was a funny and characteristic line, but it's come back to haunt him.
The book consists of 42 spooneristic nonsense verses for children, accompanied by the author's characteristic line drawings.
These files contain the equivalent circuit parameters of all coplanar elements and the characteristic line parameters of coplanar waveguides.
They illustrate a characteristic line with varying slopes for a fund that outguesses the market.
The site or area performance characteristic line (PCL) is essential to the reporting process (see "Energy-Saving Tip #56" on p.
The latter is related to the slope of a line called the Performance Characteristic Line (PCL).

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