Hillcrest Behavioral Insights

Started in 2020, Hillcrest Behavioral Insights  is a recurring research publication that is designed to share data-driven observations from our quantitative research efforts that are paired with behavioral explanations and takeaways.

Behavioral Insight #1: The Use of Return on Equity and Similar Metrics in Stock Selection

September 2020

The goal of this issue is to share data-driven observations from our research efforts that are paired with behavioral explanations and takeaways. As we regularly note, quantitative research is a foundational aspect of our firm, and, therefore, our research efforts are constantly ongoing. We hope that sharing a selection of our accumulated research findings will prove beneficial to our readers and serve to reinforce the importance of making objective and evidence-based investment decisions.