Watch Chief Investment Officer & Partner, Michael Krause and Daniel Krause, Partner & Head of Sales at Counterpoint Mutual Funds, provide an update on Counterpoint’s fixed income funds, as well as share our fall investment outlook on fixed income performance.
Analysts’ price targets and recommendations contradict stock return anomaly variables. Using an index based on 125 anomalies, we find that analysts’ annual stock return forecasts are 11% higher for anomaly-shorts than for anomaly-longs. Anomaly-shorts’ return forecasts are excessively optimistic, exceeding realized returns by 34%. Recommendations also tend to be more
Using a sample of 97 stock return anomalies, we find that anomaly returns are 50% higher on corporate news days and are 6 times higher on earnings announcement days. These results could be explained by dynamic risk, mispricing via biased expectations, and data mining. We develop and conduct unique tests