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Sample statistic is a term referring to the descriptive measure about a sample that is being taken from a population. The goal is to make a statement about the population with a reasonable amount of confidence. Examples for stocks may include: median sales, standard deviation of net income per share or mean debt-to-equity ratio. The following saying applies to a related term population parameter: The population parameter is to a population as a sample statistic is to a sample.

Synonym: statistic

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**Guy: ***It's a sector-neutral beta from a
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sample statistic *? May I
ask, what drives you to be like this Guy?
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