Equity quant models update: Sectors & Styles – Relevant Signals

The in-house macro-based regression models are set up to provide indications of over- or undervaluation of the underlying index vs the broad European index. These represent a useful tool, complementing a more qualitative assessment and bottom-up analysis.

Highlights:

  • The in-house macro-based regression models are set up to provide indications of over- or undervaluation of the underlying index vs the broad European index. These represent a useful tool, complementing a more qualitative assessment and bottom-up analysis.
  • Among the European equity sectors: financials, health care, energy and utilities look undervalued while industrials, materials and information technology look overvalued.
  • Among the European equity styles: value is undervalued and growth is overvalued. Large cap as a whole appears to be overvalued, while its value subcomponent is still undervalued. Similarly, small caps look undervalued, with the exception of its growth subcomponent which looks fairly valued.

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UPDATE: SECTORS & STYLES – RELEVANT SIGNALS

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