International Business Mean Deviation

International Business Machines Corporation has current Mean Deviation of 0.4911. The mean deviation of equity instrument is the first measure of the distances between each value of security historical prices and the mean. It gives us an idea of how spread out from the center the destribution of returns.
International Business 
Mean Deviation 
 = 
SUM(RET DEV) 
 = 
0.4911
SUM =   Summation notation
RET DEV =   Sum of return deviations of International Business
N =   Number of calculation points for selected time horizon

Mean Deviation Comparison

International Business Machines Corporation is rated below average in mean deviation category among related companies. It is currently under evaluation in maximum drawdown category among related companies reporting about  4.99  of Maximum Drawdown per Mean Deviation. The ratio of Maximum Drawdown to Mean Deviation for International Business Machines Corporation is roughly  4.99 
Mean Deviation is the average of the absolute values of the differences between price distribution numbers and their mean. Mean deviation of equity instrument with a lot of historical data is a biased estimator because the time horizon used in calculation will always be much smaller than the entire price history of the equity. The mean deviation is typically used as a measure of dispersion for small investment horizon, otherwise standard deviation is a better measure of dispersion.
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International Business Machines Corporationration offer information technology solutions and services worldwide. more
NameInternational Business Machines Corporation
InstrumentUSA Stock
RegionNorth America
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number00051143.0
ISINUS4592001014
CUSIP459200101
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CurrencyUSD - US Dollar