This paper was presented at the American Accounting Association 2005 Annual Conference. The authors are grateful to the Editor and an anonymous referee for several constructive suggestions. The authors thank Richard Barker, Robin Chatterjee, S.P. Kothari, Bart Lambrecht, Geoff Meeks, Len Skerratt, Geoffrey Whittington, and seminar participants at Cambridge University and Warwick Business School for their comments. Lim acknowledges support from the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust, Girton College, and the Cambridge Political Economy Society Trust. Dissanaike was a visiting professor at Cornell University at the time this paper was first written. The authors thank I/B/E/S for granting access to the analyst earnings forecast data. Correspondence: G. Dissanaike
The Sophisticated and the Simple: the Profitability of Contrarian Strategies
Article first published online: 10 OCT 2008
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European Financial Management
Volume 16, Issue 2, pages 229–255, March 2010
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Dissanaike, G. and Lim, K.-H. (2010), The Sophisticated and the Simple: the Profitability of Contrarian Strategies. European Financial Management, 16: 229–255. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-036X.2008.00466.x
- Issue published online: 25 FEB 2010
- Article first published online: 10 OCT 2008
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