Did the +1157% Strategy Prevail? 📈 Find Out…

Curious about Europe's +1157.5% Momentum meets Value strategy? Get insights from our latest Quant Value newsletter update. Uncover how the portfolio performed across North America, Europe, and Asia, plus the 2022 Crash portfolio.

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The Momentum and Price to Book investment strategy beat the market by over 1100% in our 12-year back test in Europe from June 1999 to June 2011.

We thought it's about time that we update it.


This is how the original 2012 backtest performed

To refresh your mind, here are the results of the June 1999 to June 2011 back test:

Source: What Works on European Markets



Momentum + Price to Book investment strategy update

We updated the back test using the Quant Investing stock screen back test function. It only has data going back to December 2015. This means there is a gap of 4.5 years between the two back tests.

We thought testing it over the seven years from 2016 to 2022 will still give you a good idea if it still works.

Click here to all the results…


Quant Value newsletter update

The portfolio managed last week’s volatility very well, with companies in Asia more than making up for the weak performance in Europe.

In the US Celestica Inc. continued its great run now up over 100% since May!


Overall performance still looks good:

  • North America +15%
  • Europe +6%
  • Asia +23%
  • Crash portfolio (2022) +30%


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Shareholder Yield Letter update

Since May when we started the 16 ideas have already paid an average dividend of 0.6% and am still sitting on an average return of 1.5% after the pull back in the markets last week.

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