Pour Goldman Sachs, les histoires de croissance ont toujours la cote

Les stratégistes de la banque d’affaires Goldman Sachs à Londres estiment que la croissance raisonnablement valorisée reste un thème d’investissement porteur, dans un environnement de reprise économique modérée à l’horizon 2014. Pour jouer ce thème, Goldman nous suggère de chercher dans les secteurs de la technologie, la santé, les biens de consommation et l’automobile. Lire la suite

Earnings Surprise Candidates in Europe – Citi

Source: Citi

Source: Citi

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Traverser la tempête

« At the end of last year we developed, with our analysts, four themes that we argued would drive relative stock performance in 2012 . These were: Earnings resilience; Structural growth; Balance-sheet strength; Pricing anomalies.
Essentially, we argued that quality companies with decent balance sheets, earnings that were unlikely to buckle in a weak economic environment and long-term growth prospects in their core businesses would be likely to outperform through the up and down swings. Fortunately, with the weakness of markets over the past couple of years, our analysts found plenty of such companies at reasonable valuations.
We still think these are valid themes, since the fundamental macro picture has not changed. Therefore, we have asked our analysts to refresh their ideas for stocks that best fit these themes. »

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