The Quality Factor & COVID-19

Quality Factor Update: The COVID Crisis and New Info Related to ESG Metrics, Value Investing, and Intangible Assets

CFA Institute

In this webinar, our Founder and CIO, Jason Hsu, alongside co-author Vitali Kalesnik, present the results of their research from their award-winning paper “What Is Quality?” (March 2019 Financial Analysts Journal) — Winner of the 2019 Graham & Dodd Award.

They examine a comprehensive group of quality measures and discuss the combinations of quality signals that provide the best chance of producing a return premium. In addition, they explore the relationship between the quality factor and ESG metrics, value investing, and intangible assets, as well as the implications for investors.