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Buying stock in value-added companies: an alternative choice for vertical diversification?

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  • Joshua D. Detre
  • Christine A. Wilson
  • Allan W. Gray

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Recent research has indicated that livestock producers who want to manage risk and diversify their operations should invest in the stock market. This research evaluates whether or not a portfolio of publicly held companies that are first handlers of pork products would provide pork producers with a means of enhancing annual returns and reducing the volatility in the annual returns. Ex ante results suggest producers can gain from investment in value-added stocks. Ex post results, however, imply producers must choose active management of their portfolio to receive the same type of benefits as the ex ante portfolio.

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Article provided by Emerald Group Publishing in its journal Agricultural Finance Review.

Volume (Year): 67 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (May)
Pages: 175-196

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Handle: RePEc:eme:afrpps:v:67:y:2007:i:1:p:175-196

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Keywords: Investment; Risk management; Stock market; Value-added; Vertical diversification; Vertical integration;

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