By default, anyone who buys stocks or stock funds automatically becomes a factor investor. Why? Because factors come along for the ride with every equity investment.
Factors are tilts on value, capitalization, volatility, and other traits that explain stock behavior. More than that, factors drive stock returns.
Analytic Investors, LLC, is a quantitative asset manager that’s been at the forefront of factor-based investment strategies for more than two decades. Analytic Investors was recently acquired by Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM), helping lay a foundation for WFAM’s future as a provider of original and highly sound solutions clients deserve.
The Resource Center below offers the best of Analytic Investors’ thinking on factor investing—from foundational to published research. There’s bound to be information you can use, no matter what level of sophistication you require.
The potential to improve risk-adjusted returns
The opportunity to enhance performance across market cycles
The best of passive and active management
Factor focus: Low volatility
A low-volatility strategy has the potential to provide market-like returns with significantly less risk than conventional allocations, helping investors win by not losing.
Low-volatility exposure has been a powerful contributor to long-term outperformance, which potentially allows investors to keep more of what they earn.
More on low-volatility investing can be found in our Resource Center below.
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