Factor-Based Stock Portfolios

Guru Based on Annual
Return
Meb Faber 21.4%
James O'Shaughnessy 19.6%
Partha Mohanram 15.2%
Dashan Huang 18.7%
Motley Fool 13.2%
Martin Zweig 12.4%
Kenneth Fisher 12.3%
Wesley Gray 11.9%
Validea 15.9%
Peter Lynch 11.7%
* Returns are model returns and do not reflect actual trading. Full performance disclaimer
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Factor-Based ETF Portfolios

Portfolio Annual
Return
Factor Rotation - Momentum with Trend 12.5%
Factor Rotation - Composite with Trend 12.3%
Factor Rotation - Momentum 11.6%
Factor Rotation - Composite 11.3%
Factor Rotation - Macro with Trend 10.1%
* Returns are model returns and do not reflect actual trading. Full performance disclaimer
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