Boeing has a current beta of 2.16. Do you think that it has a high probability of going bankrupt?
MET, COF, C, MS have betas over 1.50. Going bankrupt anytime soon?
How about RTX, CVX, LOW, AXP, BAC, CVX, EMR, NVDA, GS, WFC, NKE with betas above 1.25.?
Beta measures the expected move in a stock relative to how much the market moves. It reflects the ...
Yahoo Finance's Equity Screener lets you screen stocks on their S&P 500 betas -- both 1-year betas and 3-year monthly-return betas. That way you can restrict yourself to looking at stocks whose beta is not just briefly high but has been for a longer period of time.
Go to Finviz.com
From the menu select:
Choose the filters that you desire such as BETA
When BETA appears as a header in the data fields, click on it to sort in ascending or descending order.
Here's the straight to that page LINK.
It shows 123 stocks with a beta of > 3.00