S&P 500 Valuation – Forward P/E Ratio – May 10, 2019

S&P 500 Valuation – Forward P/E Ratio – May 10, 2019 S&P 500 Valuation: Forward P/E Ratio is 16.5 and equal to the 5-year average, above the 10-Year average (14.7). Based on the Forward P/E Ratio, the US stock market is not too expensive. Picture source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.

Record Valuation Dispersion 1951-2017

Record Valuation Dispersion 1951-2017 Today, there’s an extreme valuation divergence. The crowd invests in the most expensive part of the market. And the Value vs. Growth differential has never been so extreme, even during the Great Depression and the Dotcom bubble. Source: Sound Shore Management

Why the Stock Market Valuation Matters Before a Recession?

Why the Stock Market Valuation Matters Before a Recession? When the stock market is VERY overvalued before a recession, it tends to be VERY undervalued. Like the swing of a pendulum, or the stretching of a rubber band, sooner or later it comes back very violently. This happened in 1973, 2000 and 2008. The US…

Aswath Damodaran – Laws of Valuation: Revealing the Myths and Misconceptions

Aswath Damodaran – Laws of Valuation: Revealing the Myths and Misconceptions Aswath Damodaran is professor of corporate finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University, with his unique perspective about equity valuation. Here, he talks about the corporate life cycle, corporate finance, cash flow and the laws of valuation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c20_S-QgvsA