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 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).
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.
The performance characteristic line (PCL) shows you how much energy you should be using.
As we showed last month, a scatter chart of energy consumption (in kwh) versus production volume (in lb or kg) will yield a straight-line curve of the process load, known as the Performance Characteristic Line (PCL).
One of the most valuable uses of the PCL, or performance characteristic line (see "Energy-Saving Tip" #54 in last month's Plastics Engineering, p.
These can be combined to give the Performance Characteristic Line (PCL), which describes the energy performance of the site (see Fig.
Energy Saving Tip of the Month #5 (Plastics Engineering, October 2009) introduced the concept of the performance characteristic line (PCL) for a site.
The article gave hints on internal benchmarking using the Performance Characteristic Line (PCL) and some tips for processors on how to reduce their energy costs.
The 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe was awarded this accolade in the transportation category for its characteristic lines and bold design features, a press release said.

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