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Author O'Shaughnessy, James P.

Title What works on Wall Street : the classic guide to the best-performing investment strategies of all time / James P. O'Shaughnessy.

Edition Fourth edition.
Publication Info. New York : McGraw-Hill, [2012]
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  332.6 OSH    AVAILABLE
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Description 681 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Analyzes the past performance of a variety of popular stock investment strategies.
Contents Stock investment strategies : different methods, similar goals -- The unreliable experts : getting in the way of outstanding performance -- The persistence of irrationality : how common mistakes create tremendous opportunity -- Rules of the game -- Ranking stocks by market capitalization : size matters ; Price to earnings ratios : separating the winners from the losers -- EBITDA to enterprise value -- Price to cash flow ratios : using cash to determine value -- Price to sales ratios -- Price to book value ratios : a long term winner with long periods of underperformance -- Dividend yields : buying an income -- Buyback yield -- Shareholder yield -- Accounting ratios -- Combining value factors into a single composite factor -- The value of value factors -- One year earnings per share percentage changes : do high earnings gains mean high performance -- Profit margins : do investors profit from corporate profits? -- Return on equity -- Relative price strength : winners continue to win -- Using multifactor models to improve performance -- Dissecting the market leaders universe : the ratios that add the most value -- Sector analysis -- Searching for the ideal growth strategy -- Searching for the ideal value stock investment strategy -- Uniting the best from growth and value -- Ranking the strategies -- Getting the most out of your equity investments
Subject Investments -- United States.
Investment analysis -- United States.
Stocks -- United States.
ISBN 9780071625760
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