Do U.S. Stock Market Indexes Over- or Underreact?
AbstractOur objective is to investigate the short-term over- or underreaction of six U.S. stock market indexes. We find evidence of a one-day underreaction for winners (days on which an index experiences abnormally high returns) and losers (days on which an index experiences abnormally poor performance). We also find strong evidence of a sixty-day underreaction for winners. For losers, abnormal returns turn from negative to positive as the period is extended, resulting in significant reversals over the sixty-day period. Results are generally consistent for each of the six indexes. Overall, these results provide strong support for the uncertain information hypothesis.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Southern Finance Association & Southwestern Finance Association in its journal Journal of Financial Research.
Volume (Year): 24 (2001)
Issue (Month): 2 (Summer)
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