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Security selection

Security Selection

The process by which one chooses the securities, derivatives, and other assets to include in a portfolio. In making securities selections, one considers the risk, the return, the ethical implications, and other factors affecting both of the individual securities and the portfolio as a whole. See also: Diversification.
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Graham and Dodd (1934) present a fundamental approach to investments that suggest a variety of factors that should be significant to the problem of security selection. Rubinstein (2006) lists the shortcomings of the Graham-Dodd fundamental approach: the lack of incorporating risk, diversification and informational efficiency in the determination of stock values.
The objective of this study is to determine if portfolios that use capital expenditures and Z-scores for security selection outperform benchmark stock indices on an absolute and risk adjusted basis for small, midsize and large companies.
In addition to successful tactical benchmark exposure management, the manager's bottom-up security selection has been strong," the S&P team said of the Emirates Mena fixed income fund.
Toextract value from the fixed income markets, we have five approaches that we employ: sector rotation, security selection, duration management, yield curve positioning and trading (buy/sell negotiations).
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Thus, whether evaluating the performance of a fund manager, or assessing the merits of socially responsible investing, it is necessary to decompose the difference in the return between the managed and benchmark portfolios into a security selection component and an asset allocation component.
All three work in the Boston office of Wilmington Trust FSB and specialise in serving high-net-worth individuals and families, as well as endowments and foundations, with asset allocation, investment strategy implementation, security selection, and client reporting.
The security selection rules and screening methodology are clearly laid out and published on each provider's website.
If 2010 continues to see the market transition to a more fundamentals-driven recovery, Investment Managers -- including Shariah Managers - with a track record of strong security selection capabilities may be in a better position than other managers to navigate such an environment.
This new functionality allows users to quantify and analyze the impact of portfolio decisions, like sector weighting or security selection, on equity performance.
"Determining whether excess return on an investment came as a result of a manager's decision on sector allocation, security selection or a combination of several other factors is a complex task, and performing the same analysis on a fixed-income fund poses an even greater challenge."
The research also investigated the approval process in purchasing security products and services and found that issues of school security are of increasing concern among K12 school districts, Virtually all senior-level school administrators place investing in security at priority levels, and superintendents and business officers often lead security selection teams.

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