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The Adjusted Earnings Yield

Stephen E. Wilcox
Financial Analysts Journal
Vol. 63, No. 5 (Sep. - Oct., 2007), pp. 54-68
Published by: CFA Institute
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4480876
Page Count: 15
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The Adjusted Earnings Yield
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Abstract

The earnings yield, determined by the ratio of reported earnings to price, is frequently used to predict real return. Complications characterize the predictions, however, because reported earnings are not real. This research identifies an adjusted earnings yield that ensures that real return can be determined as a ratio of current-period prices. From freely accessible and publicly disseminated data, an adjusted-earnings-yield series is created for the U.S. equity market. Statistical tests indicate that this measure is a much better predictor of future real returns than are other popular valuation measures.

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