Why did top strategist Joel Greenblatt change his investment strategy from a highly concentrated one to one that invests in hundreds of stocks? That is one of the many interesting topics Greenblatt covers in a recent interview with WealthTrack.
Hedge fund guru Joel Greenblatt says that the large-cap universe is looking a lot more attractive than the small-cap space from a valuation perspective right now.
Every other issue of The Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the Joel Greenblatt-inspired strategy, which has averaged annual returns of 10.7% since its late 2005 inception vs. 5.3% for the S&P 500. Below is an excerpt from the newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas from the Greenblatt-based investment strategy. Taken from the September 12, 2014 issue of The Validea Hot List
Hedge fund guru Joel Greenblatt says he’s seeing a wide disparity in the way the current market values large stocks and small stocks.
While people often use the words simple and easy to describe the same thing, there’s a big difference — a difference Validea CEO John Reese says has big implications in investing.
Hedge fund guru Joel Greenblatt is known for the “Magic Formula” approach that he laid out in his Little Book That Beats The Market. But more than two decades before that, Greenblatt detailed another strategy that may have even more magic in it, according to ValueWalk.
In his latest column for Forbes.com, Validea CEO John Reese invokes mutual fund legend Peter Lynch in discussing the importance of staying disciplined when the market gets rough.
While he hasn’t changed his general value investing approach, hedge fund guru Joel Greenblatt has changed the way he implements that strategy. The reason? Many investors just can’t handle the ups and downs of a concentrated portfolio.
It may not be magic, but hedge fund guru Joel Greenblatt’s “Magic Formula” sure is a market-beater, Validea CEO John Reese writes in his latest Forbes.com column.
Standout hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt says his “Magic Formula” is finding more value in large-cap stocks than small caps right now. Greenblatt told CNBC that, based on a review of decades of history, he’s finding that large-caps are in the 38th percentile towards expensive right now, meaning they’ve been cheaper than they are now 62% of the time over that several-decade span. From these levels, stocks on average have gone on to gain between… Read More