Wednesday, December 27, 2023

UO Tutorial_5: Performance Dispersion (Meta)


In advance: Absent in survey of competitor taxonomy presentations are corresponding comparative computations from hierarchical data sets, useful in lending quantitative support to adaptive cross-asset multi-factor portfolio strategies. Proprietary research suggests refinement of conventionally assigned component member sector/industry/subindustry nomenclature offers multivariate performance attribution and isolates valuation drivers at distinct points of inflection.

Active portfolio managers benefit from efforts to exploit performance dispersion within a designated benchmark or investment universe. In the Clean Energy space for example, analysis of recent subindustry outperformance during an underperforming 2023 reveals component member performance dispersion parameters ranged from +245.5% to -86.7% (benchmark proxy ticker PBW: +16.7% 1-mo, -0.9% 3-mos, -17.9% YTD23 as of 122623). To be sure, outperformance realizations in efficient markets demand enhanced research complements.

Incorporating a two-step protocol, first a Renewables/Diversified Industrials/Technology sector-themed overlay within the Clean Energy thematic then utilizing the modularity of business segment operations embedded within component member company revenue lines to link, <U/O> Matrix via Applied Indexation introduces data sets of past-positive forward looking quantitative indicators (inversions) on a relative portfolio- versus market capitalization-weighted basis (12 segments, 63 classifications, 270 single and multi-listed component members, n=77 as of 093023).

The concepts of Venn intuitively improve peer group analytics and valuation; w/r/t benchmark analysis disaggregating composite data is a means to generate effective Tier-2: Alpha and Alpha-Beta screens, levering index/proxy characteristics to convey period-cyclic narratives based on fundamental niche economic variables and corporate catalysts.

<U/O> Matrix via Applied Indexation provides patterned inversions (depth and degree), in tandem with price or spread action, to both characterize ecosystem and supply chain vertical dynamics as well as advance relative value assessments across economic sectors and asset classes. Practical template evaluations include constituency performance dispersion against: 1) the fund itself, 2) prevalent indexes, 3) niche thematic proxies, 4) capitalization and style benchmarks, 5) capital structure alternatives and 6) factor-based pairings.

For additional background, note resources online including Data Refinement: Business Segment Operations (BSOs) tab and slideshow tutorial <U/O> Matrix - Establishing Predictive Value: Applied Indexation, Hierarchical Data Sets and Competitive Market Information.

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At Venn’s intersection, sets and subsets of competing interests endure. The dynamic principles of BSOs are three-fold: 1) multinational and Large-cap companies function as benchmark sector/industry/subindustry proxies based on scale (Alpha-Beta), 2) Small- and Mid-cap companies participate as competitive peers (Alpha) and, hence, acquisition candidates and 3) among subsets of 1) and 2) are companies provisioning multiple economic sectors, asset classes and geographies. Successful trading strategies (conventional, systematic, factor-based) and adaptive investable motifs (niche, thematic, megatrend) isolate Value in Growth, and Growth in Value, by aligning the prospective Alpha drivers directly associated with ecosystem composition and supply chain verticals.

Forward looking statements, estimates and certain information contained herein are based upon proprietary and non-proprietary research and other sources. Information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable but are not assured as to accuracy. Past performance is not indicative of future results. There is neither representation nor warranty as to the current accuracy of, nor liability for, decisions based on such information. This content is distributed for informational purposes only and should not be considered as investing advice or a recommendation of any particular security, strategy or investment product. The author's opinions are subject to change without notice. No part of this product, related articles, publications or web-based content may be reproduced in any form or referred to in any other publication without express written permission of Universal Orbit © 2023 and David B. Kleinberg.

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