Industry Momentum at the End of the 20th Century
AbstractPrevious studies are conflicting as to whether industry momentum can explain stock momentum. We revisit this issue using a large dataset covering the US and 37 international countries. The results indicate that industry momentum earns significant profits worldwide and the profits are larger in January than in non-January months. Furthermore, analyzing portfolios generated from two-way sort provides evidence that industry and individual stock momentum are independent of each other.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by College of Business, and College of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan in its journal International Journal of Business and Economics.
Volume (Year): 6 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
stock momentum; industry momentum; profitability; independence;
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