Value Investing: Out of Favor but Not Out of Steam

By Mike Liss - April 17, 2018

It’s been a rough period for value. With the value index underperforming the growth index in large cap stocks by 2,000 basis points over the past year, I would say this is likely the most we’ve been out of favor since I started in 1998.

But the value strategy is still where my passion lies, and I see plenty of opportunity on the horizon. Right now, my focus is on energy. Healthcare is also on my radar, and specifically pharmaceuticals and medical technology. In this quarter’s outlook, I focus on that and why bottom-up investors still pay attention to the top down.

Mike Liss
Mike Liss
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