The evolution of valuation metrics in determining whether a company’s stock is cheap or expensive is a topic we explored in “Evolve or perish: The evolution of company valuation,” which included discussion of the shortcomings of book yield in the post-digital era. Now we turn to the recent relative underperformance of value stocks and provide our views on their outlook: Will value be great again?
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Martin Stanley, Head of Macquarie Asset Management
London / Madrid 20 January 2020