Practical analysis for investment professionals

Performance Measurement & Evaluation


The Truthiness of ESG Criticism

Two critiques of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing have a truthiness quality to them.

Assessing Mutual Fund Company Performance

Market share change is the indicator to watch when it comes to mutual fund company business performance.

Myths of Private Equity Performance: Part I

"In private markets, no one can figure out your true performance."

Don’t Overlook Accounting Comparability

Low accounting comparability can be costly for both firms and managers.

Top Five Articles from July: Private Equity, ESG, High Yield Today

Why do professional investors talk about behavioral finance more than they apply its insights? How do single stocks influence factor returns? The leading Enterprising Investor posts from last month address these questions and more.

Do Dividends Create Shareholder Value?

Berkshire Hathaway last paid a dividend to its shareholders in 1967, yet Warren Buffett extols the dividends the company receives. What gives?



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