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Identifying Crowded Names — Q1 2021 Earnings Season

January 24, 2021

Before we jump into this week’s topic on Hedge Fund Crowding, we have some exciting news exclusive to our loyal readers of Factor Spotlight. If you would like to better understand the forces impacting your own portfolio through the lens of Hedge Fund Crowding or the many other Omega Point screening tools you read about here each week, now is your ideal opportunity. For a limited time, we...

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Alyx Flournoy, CFA
Alyx Flournoy, CFA

Is there ESG Awareness in Alpha-Driven Stocks?

January 17, 2021

With the inauguration of the 46th US president just days away, there has never been a riper time for the fruit of socially responsible investing. President-Elect Biden has promised to directly address the environmental, social, and governance issues that are bound to plague society if left with no focused intervention.

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Alyx Flournoy, CFA
Alyx Flournoy, CFA

Alpha's DNA Through the Lens of Alternative Factors

January 10, 2021

If there is one thing that 2020 has taught us, it is to expect the unexpected. The tragic events that unfolded at the Capitol building this past Wednesday were no exception, and our hearts go out to the families who lost their loved ones. We can only hope that the path ahead is now a little more stable.

In last week’s Factor Spotlight, we discussed the concept of an alpha-driven stock and...

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Alyx Flournoy, CFA
Alyx Flournoy, CFA

Where's the Alpha? Characteristics of Alpha-Driven Stocks in 2020

January 04, 2021

Happy New Year from the Omega Point family! While 2020 was a challenging year for many, we hope that the holidays provided a much needed reset to start 2021 off fresh.Sometimes the best way to start a new year is to reflect on behaviors and trends from the prior year. With this in mind, we are kicking off our inaugural article for this year by reviewing the qualities associated stocks whose...

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Alyx Flournoy, CFA
Alyx Flournoy, CFA