Our first book Quantitative Value Investing in Europe: What Works for Achieving Alpha has just been published on Amazon.
In comparison with the USA there have been relatively few studies conducted on what works in investing in the European stock markets.
With this paper we would like to contribute and examine what factors led to excess returns in the European markets over the 12-year period from 13 June 1999 to 13 June 2011.
The 12-year period included a stock market bubble (1999), two recessions (2001, 2008-2009) and two bear markets (2001-2003, 2007-2009).
Return of 1157.5% over 12 years
We not only tested the historical value of the factors, but where it made sense, we also tested the 5-year average to see if it is a better indicator to use to generate market outperformance.
When we found a factor that showed strong out-performance we tested it together with 13 other ratios and indicators to see if two factors generate even more market outperformance.
What if we told you, we found a simple two-factor method you can use to select investments that led to a 23.5% per year compound return (market was 2.25%) over the 12 years we tested?
That is a total return of 1157.5% compared with the 30.54% the market returned!
This return was generated by a combination of... Here is the link to the book’s Amazon page: Quantitative Value Investing in Europe: What Works for Achieving Alpha
The appendix shows you all the tables included in the book. As the tables are hard to read in the Kindle version, we have made them available in PDF form.
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Here are the book’s product details at Amazon:
- ASIN : B00M8B01EE
- Publisher : Philip Vanstraceele & Tim du Toit; 1st edition (July 28, 2014)
- Publication date : July 28, 2014
- Language : English
- File size : 1222 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 55 pages
- Lending : Enabled
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