Expert Investor – September 18, 2020
Equity markets are highly concentrated, we know that.
But many investment factors – stocks grouped together because they show certain characteristics – are also very concentrated and can also be prone to overcrowding, writes Style Analytics’ head of research, Damian Handzy.
Momentum, Low Volatility, Growth and Quality stocks are more concentrated now than over the past decade.
Over the past four months of market recovery since early April to the end of July, just 10 stocks generated 43% of the returns in Growth’s best performing 100 stocks.