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Quality Cycle

Mar 07 2018

Leverage Factor: A Boost For High Quality Stocks?

  • Mar 7, 2018

A review of Quality factors, as well as the lower valuations of High Quality stocks, supports the current High Quality cycle amid rising market volatility. The Leverage factor may provide particularly strong backing for High Quality stocks.

May 05 2017

Leverage Factor: A Tailwind For High Quality Stocks?

  • May 5, 2017

Following 2016 underperformance, High Quality stocks eked out an advantage over Low Quality stocks to begin 2017 (+5.3% versus +2.1%, respectively). Yet, the “Junk Rally” trend seems difficult to reverse.

Oct 07 2016

Low Quality Stocks Dominate

  • Oct 7, 2016

Investors brushed off a global economic slowdown and drove up the value of risky assets. Current low-quality leadership has been in place for eight months thus far.

Oct 07 2015

High Quality Stocks Shine Again During Market Tumult

  • Oct 7, 2015

On a relative basis, High Quality Stocks lived up to the reputation of providing a safe haven.

Jul 08 2014

Quality Stock Rankings: Low Quality Momentum Persists

  • Jul 8, 2014

Low Quality Momentum persists, and a look at how Valuation factors affect the Quality model output.

Jul 09 2013

Low Quality Continues To Outperform

  • Jul 9, 2013

Despite rising market volatility, Low Quality stocks ended Q2 up 3.8%, slightly better than High Quality’s 3.4% gain. YTD, High Quality stocks are up 14%, just behind Low Quality stocks at +16.6%.