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How Good are Sell-Side Analysts?

Posted by Brent Luce on Aug 4, 2016 3:02:41 PM

Sell-Side Analysts

I have long been skeptical of sell-side analyst recommendations for a number of reasons.  I thought it would be interesting to share the chart below, published earlier this week by Strategas.  As you can see, year-to-date, investors would have been much better off actually buying the stocks that analysts hate and selling those that they love.  Read more about how sell-side analyst projections are worse than some very simple measures:  Bloomberg:  Maybe It's Worth Underestimating Analysts

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Topics: U.S. Consumer, Sell-Side Analyst Recommendations, Housing Market

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