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# Adjusting the Value/Beta of an Equity Portfolio using Equity Futures

Adjusting the Value of an Equity Portfolio The typical formula for computing the number of equity futures contracts needed to adjust the value of an equity portfolio is: \[N_f\ =\ \frac{V_T\ -\ V_P}{V_f}\left(\frac{\beta_P}{\beta_f}\right)\] where: \(N_f\): number of equity futures contracts to buy (i.e., take the long position) or sell (i.e., take the short position) \(V_T\): […]