Testing the performance of value strategies in the Athens Stock Exchange
AbstractThis study examines, for the first time consistently, the performance of value strategies in the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) based on the price to earnings ratios, dividend yields (DYs), size (market value), market to book ratios, financial leverage ratios and systematic risk. We tested the usefulness of the above strategies, by examining the performance of portfolios of stocks formed on the basis of the above criteria, and by applying multiple regression analysis. Our univariate portfolio analysis showed that the higher returns observed in high DY stocks and low beta stocks were achieved with no additional level of risk taken. When the effect of cross-sectional correlation in the residuals of our regression model was removed, we found that only stocks with high DYs may be associated with significantly higher returns. Thus, we can conclude that except the application of the DY variable, there is little support for the argument of overperformance of value strategies even in the case of a small emerging market, such as the ASE during the period 1995-2002 examined.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Applied Financial Economics.
Volume (Year): 17 (2007)
Issue (Month): 18 ()
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.tandfonline.com/RAFE20
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Timo H. Leivo, 2012. "Combining value and momentum indicators in varying stock market conditions: The Finnish evidence," Review of Accounting and Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 11(4), pages 400-447.
- Dimitrios Kyriazis & Chris Christou, 2013. "A Re-examination of the Performance of Value Strategies in the Athens Stock Exchange," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer, vol. 19(2), pages 131-151, May.
- Eero J. Pätäri & Timo H. Leivo & J.V. Samuli Honkapuro, 2010. "Enhancement of value portfolio performance using data envelopment analysis," Studies in Economics and Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 27(3), pages 223-246, August.
- Chin-Sheng Huang & Chun-Fan You, 2014. "Dividend-Yield Trading Strategies: Evidence from the Chinese Stock Market," International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Econjournals, vol. 4(2), pages 382-399.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Michael McNulty).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.