Industry Momentum at the End of the 20th Century
Previous 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.
Volume (Year): 6 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
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