Goldman Sachs asset management factor model

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Goldman Sachs asset management (GSAM) factor model is one of the quantitative/factor models used by financial analysts to assess the performance and financial condition of a company.[1] Typically quantitative models are based on inputs obtained from financial statements(FS). There are various types of factor models – statistical models, macroeconomic models and fundamental models. A fundamental factor model uses company and industry attributes and market data known as "factors" to explain a company's historical returns. Since the input factors from FS may be questionable or the data may not be comparable over time this model includes a factor that is based on an assessment by equity analysts performing traditional equity analysis.

Goldman Sachs Asset Management factor model uses the following three measures.


  1. ^ Peterson, Pamela P.; Fabozzi, Frank J. (2006). Analysis of financial statements. Hoboken: Wiley. ISBN 0471719641. 

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