Analysis

This quant hedge fund used data science to make money during the Great Recession, and only Uniform Accounting can show how

November 27, 2020
Quantitative hedge funds have seen a boom in recent years as technology continues to advance. Artificial intelligence and machine learning have begun to take over the roles of many traditional hedge fund analysts.
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November 25, 2020
Ratings agencies are blind for missing the real story in the insulation industry, leaving this company totally misunderstood
Some industries have thrived during the pandemic. One of these has been the home improvement sector, as consumers are spending more time in their homes.
November 24, 2020
Many consumer staples like soup are overlooked by investors, giving diligent investors an edge
Soup has long been the go-to food for people feeling under the weather. As the pandemic continues to accelerate
November 23, 2020
This insightful tool can help predict credit crunches before they happen… here’s what it’s saying today
Credit markets often hold the key to understanding the broader economy.
November 20, 2020
Kenneth Griffin turned this dorm room fund into the 11th largest hedge fund in the world, and Uniform Accounting shows us how
Factor investing involves using quantifiable attributes to explain and drive differences in stock returns. It has taken off over the past decade as computer algorithms become more advanced and can handle more data.
November 19, 2020
Investors overreacted to last week’s vaccine news, and this essential RV vendor took far too big a hit
During the pandemic, RVs and other vehicles sales skyrocketed, as families take control of their vacations. Today’s firm supplies the parts for these machines to keep the market running.
November 18, 2020
Rating agencies miss the mark again by pegging this door maker as a risky homebuilder
The fortunes of the real estate industry have significantly improved since the Great Recession. Firms related to home renovations have fared especially well.
November 17, 2020
Cars can’t age forever, and this auto repair company may not be able to replicate its success following the Great Recession
Auto parts saw a surge in demand following the Great Recession. People were holding off from buying cars, instead looking to fix their existing vehicles.
November 16, 2020
The market may have overreacted to news about a coronavirus vaccine…
The news about a possible coronavirus vaccine pushed the stock market higher last week. It caused a rotation out of some of the pandemic’s winners.
November 13, 2020
Julian Robertson’s failures led this thematic Tiger Cub to 80% returns this year, and Uniform Accounting reveals how
Thematic investing involves creating a portfolio of companies around particular market trends. If the theme outperforms, the best names within the theme will do well. By marking the universe of potential stocks to buy smaller, investors can rigorously
November 12, 2020
Loyalty programs are the diamond in the rough for the airline industry, and Uniform Accounting shows how this firm takes advantage
For airlines, the loyalty program can be as valuable as the core business itself. Today’s company controls this vital marketing tool
November 11, 2020
The next retailer on the chopping block may have a stronger position than the credit market realizes
The brick-and-mortar retail industry has been one of the most prominent impacted by the pandemic. However, not every company in this industry has been totally crushed
November 10, 2020
Uniform Accounting indicates this mission-critical part of the semiconductor industry is more profitable than the market realizes
Semiconductor production is a complex task, where small mistakes threaten to ruin the whole process. That’s why it’s vital to ensure production runs smoothly and the chips do not get contaminated
November 9, 2020
As the results are being finalized, let’s look at how the election can affect your portfolio
The election has dominated the news over the past week. Investors may still be wondering what the outcome means for the stock market and economy
November 6, 2020
This fund has found success investing in emerging markets, and Uniform Accounting shows why
International markets have become great places for fund managers to look for alpha. Many emerging markets are less developed than the U.S. and have more growth potential.
November 5, 2020
Uniform Accounting gives us valuable insights on investing in the lumber trade
Sometimes the most mundane industries can create tremendous value. Today, we will look at a company in the timber and wood products industry.
November 4, 2020
Paper product firms are thriving during the pandemic, but credit rating agencies have missed the memo
Some industries have thrived during the pandemic. One of the less surprising ones has been the paper and packaging industry.
November 3, 2020
As more consumers than ever are looking for ATVs, UAFRS reveals the power of the all-terrain business
The At-Home Revolution has affected a swathe of different industries. Surprisingly, vehicles like ATVs and motorcycles have seen an uptick in sales. Today’s company is seeing increased demand for its products as hobbyists are buying more vehicles.
November 2, 2020
How a Democratic victory tomorrow could affect your portfolio
Tomorrow’s election has the ability to alter the stock market and the economy for at least the next four years.
October 30, 2020
This fund is daring enough to invest well outside of its benchmark, and is being rewarded for it
The easiest path for any fund manager is to buy stocks within their benchmark. This is the best way to ensure the fund performance doesn’t surprise investors who expect performance to broadly match.