Financial Valuation: Gordon Growth Model

Tyler McCain
The Gordon Growth Model
The Gordon Growth model is an offshoot of the standard dividend discount model. This model is used primarily to calculate the intrinsic value of a firm based on the discounted value of future dividends. The Equation At a basic level the Gordon Growth Model is calculated by: P = D1

CAPM – Capital Asset Pricing Model

Tyler McCain
CAPM Explained
CAPM – Capital Asset Pricing Model The CAPM is a staple of most every finance course that focuses on the valuation of equity investments. And though it may be a very good way to begin the process of teaching students how to effectively analyze securities there are a lot of

Equities Lab vs. Gurufocus: Which Backtest Software

Tyler McCain
This article pits Equities Lab and Gurufocus against each other, to determine which one deserves the individual investor's loyalty. This is simple, once the criteria for a "good" backtesting tool is specified.
  This article pits Equities Lab and Gurufocus against each other, to determine which one deserves the individual investor’s loyalty. This is simple, once the criteria for a “good” backtesting tool is specified.   Investopedia.com states that backtesting is “the process of testing a trading strategy on relevant historical data

Death Crosses Don’t Work

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OK, what is a death cross, and what do I mean by “it doesn’t work”? A death cross is a (very) vivid name for a short term moving average slipping below a longer term moving average.  Technical analysts love to sell when they see death crosses, and buy when they see golden

F-Score and Equity Short-Term Reversals

Tyler McCain
Quantpedia Strategies As I was recently looking around at other quantitative firms, I happened across Quantpedia. In the past we’ve spoken to Quantpedia and are actually featured on their website. However, this time around I was taking a look in their screener section and came across the “F-score and Equity