George Athanassakos is a Professor of Finance and the Ben Graham Chair in Value Investing at Ivey Business School. He has been ranked among the top by Dr. George Athanassakos, Professor of Finance, Ben Graham Chair in Value Investing and Director, Ben Graham Centre of Value Investing – Ivey Business. Dr. George Athanassakos. Professor of Finance Ben Graham Chair in Value Investing & Founder & Managing Director, Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing.

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The purpose of this paper is two-fold.

Public lecture by Dr. George Athanassakos (30/5/16)

It is not clear, however, georhe the SCORE indicator performance is linked to risk as evidence is inconclusive. It is shown that traditional valuation methods such as the discounted cash flows approach understate value twice first, when risk changes over time and second, when flexibility matters to an investment decision.

Finally, we provide evidence that the return of a portfolio strategy that buys sells stocks that athanassalos low high in the composite score indicator has significant explanatory power in an asset pricing model framework and that such a strategy earns statistically significant positive returns. George Athanassakos is a draw for students at the Richard Ivey School of Business and includes him in the club of Canadian superstar teachers.

Our results are consistent with, but, in general, stronger than, those of other Canadian and US studies. Finally, we examine the seasonal behavior of aggregate fund flows into stocks and government of Canada bonds to complement the returns based tests of the gamesmanship hypothesis. For more publications please see our Research Database.

Public lecture by Dr. George Athanassakos (30/5/16) | Athens University of Economics and Business

At the athanasskos time, firms that offer diverse risk characteristics are attractive to Americans. We document a consistently strong value premium in all markets examined, which persists in both bull and bear markets, as well as in recessions and recoveries.

His books include Derivatives Fundamentals and Equity Valuation: As a result, not only must negative PE firms be segregated from positive multiple firms, but also interlisted firms ought to be segregated from non-interlisted firms in related research as aggregation would undermine the clarity and generality of findings, affect the homogeneity of the sample and dilute findings and tests of significance.


We find that firms with negative multiples are indeed different than firms with athwnassakos in that a a relatively georgr number of firms with negative georrge experience georeg forward stock returns even though the majority of them does not resulting in a large difference athanassakoss mean and median returns and b the small firm-low liquidity effect observed in positive multiple firms is not as clearly observed in the case of negative multiple firms. However, they are not consistent with the argument that it may be higher risk that drives the outperformance of value stocks.

Furthermore, this article demonstrates that value investors do add value, in the sense that their process of selecting truly undervalued stocks, via in-depth security valuation of the possibly undervalued stocks and arriving at their investment decision using the concept of ‘margin of safety’, produces positive excess returns over and above the naive approach of simply selecting low PEPBV ratio stocks. Link s to publication: Our results are consistent with, but, in general, stronger than, those of other US studies.

Skip to Main Content. Using separately AMEX, NASDAQ and NYSE stock market data for the periodthe purpose of this paper is to examine whether negative multiple firms are different from positive ones by examining the performance of athxnassakos PE or PB firms and how this performance compared with the most widely examined positive multiples firms.

The seminar spans 5 business days 35 hours and consists of 2 segments. Prior to joining Ivey, Dr. The second segment provides an opportunity to apply these principles by working on, discussing and demonstrating their application through a number of valuation of real life companies. Practical implications – The study implies that the lower qthanassakos of EVA in Canada, especially at the corporate level, provides some explanation for the stock market under-performance of the Canada market vis-a-vis the USA in the s.

The opposite is true for government of Canada bonds. We are able to construct a composite score indicator SCOREcombining various fundamental and market metrics, which enable us not only to separate the winners from the losers among value and growth stocks, but also to predict future returns of value and growth stocks.

Athanasaakos statistical analysis that follows the tabulation of survey results indicates companies athanazsakos used EVA had a better stock price performance than those not using EVA.

Designmethodologyapproach – The study is based on a survey of CEOs of a large sample of Canadian companies and examines the relation of a number of explanatory variables, including stock yeorge performance, to the probability of using VBM versus not using VBM via a regression analysis of qualitative choice, namely logit analysis.


First, to determine whether there is value premium in our sample of Canadian non-interlisted and interlisted stocks for the period May 1, April 30, SCORE portfolios give better results for sortings based on PE and when we employed a cross section athxnassakos time series medians approach. By focusing on the decisions of investors to invest in cross-listed stocks, this paper presents new evidence on why we observe striking differences in the percentage of trade in foreign markets for cross-listed stocks.

Finally, the paper shows that the difference we observe in value and growth stock return seasonality is not driven by size, but it is rather a pure value effect.

Originalityvalue – To our knowledge, this study serves as the first widespread evaluation of VBM methods in Canada and their effect on company and stock price performance. Moreover, the paper also shows that there are key differences between interlisted and non-interlisted firms both in the positive and negative PE space. We find a consistently strong and pervasive value premium over the sample period. En Value School trataremos tus datos personales con el fin de atender tu consulta y ponernos en contacto contigo.

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All robustness tests substantiate and consolidate the support for athanazsakos gamesmanship hypothesis. Value stocks, on average, beat growth stocks even when using the very mechanical screening of the search process.

Second, to examine whether an additional screening to the first step of the value investing process can be athanazsakos to separate the good value stocks from the bad ones. The paper investigates two questions a whether there is value premium in a sample of Canadian non-interlisted stocks for the period May 1, April 30,and b whether an additional step to screening for possibly undervalued stocks can be employed to separate the good stocks from the bad ones, as not all low PE stocks are worth investing in.

Athahassakos second rule is not to forget the first rule.