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Compare Stock Returns with Google Sheets
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Compare Stock Returns with Google Sheets

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3 hours
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Only available on desktop
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4.3

(595 reviews)

What you'll learn

  • Calculate stock returns using stock price historical data

  • Calculate the average return of a stock and its volatility

  • Use Sharpe and Sortino Ratios to calculate risk-adjusted stock performance

  • Use Sharpe and Sortino Ratios to compare performances of different stocks

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Guided Project

Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Beginner level

Recommended experience

3 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.3

(595 reviews)

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About this Guided Project

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Preparing the data

  2. Calculating mean returns and variance

  3. Calculating Sharpe Ratio

  4. Calculating Sortino Ratio

  5. Visualizing the outcomes and drawing conclusions

Recommended experience

Familiarity with Google Sheets (basic formulas as SUM, IF, AVERAGE), Familiarity with normal distributions

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3.9 (45 ratings)
Bekhruzbek Ochilov, MCSI, PAGRC
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