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Chicago, IL – February 20, 2018 - Stocks in this week’s article Aaron's, Inc. (AAN - Free Report) , Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY - Free Report) , TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD - Free Report) , Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (HLI - Free Report) and Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX - Free Report) .
5 Top Momentum Stocks Supported by Driehaus Strategy
Driehaus strategy, which is based on the "buy high and sell higher" principle, is used to invest in momentum stocks. This investment approach is ideal for those who have a high-risk appetite. The success of this particular investment strategy helped Richard Driehaus earn a place in Barron’s All-Century Team.
Portfolios such as that of The American Association of Individual Investors (“AAII”) proved that the strategy has the potential to offer high returns. AAII’s portfolio, which was developed following the strategy, returned 13.5% and 18.1% in the five and 10- year time frames, respectively, compared with -1.1% and 4.2% returns for the S&P 500. Thus, investors with a high risk appetite may opt for this strategy.
A Look at Driehaus’ Strategy
After a detailed study of the Driehaus’ strategy, AAII concluded that it mainly focuses on strong earnings growth rates and impressive prospects to pick potential outperformers. While this strategy was made to provide better returns over the longer haul, companies with a strong history of beating estimates were also given importance.
“I would much rather invest in a stock that’s increasing in price and take the risk that it may begin to decline than invest in a stock that’s already in a decline and try to guess when it will turn around,” Driehaus had said in an interview.
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