Factor-Based Stock Portfolios

Guru Based on Annual
Meb Faber 21.1%
Partha Mohanram 15.4%
James O'Shaughnessy 18.7%
Dashan Huang 18.5%
Motley Fool 13.0%
Martin Zweig 12.3%
Kenneth Fisher 12.2%
Wesley Gray 12.0%
Peter Lynch 11.6%
Patrick O'Shaughnessy 16.1%
* Returns are model returns and do not reflect actual trading. Full performance disclaimer
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Factor-Based ETF Portfolios

Portfolio Annual
Factor Rotation - Momentum with Trend 12.5%
Factor Rotation - Composite with Trend 12.4%
Factor Rotation - Momentum 11.6%
Factor Rotation - Composite 11.4%
Factor Rotation - Macro with Trend 10.3%
* Returns are model returns and do not reflect actual trading. Full performance disclaimer
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