Active-Share Study

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Definition: Active-Share Study


Active-Share Study


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An academic study conducted in 2006 by Yale researchers. The study examined the proportion of mutual fund holdings in a given sector against the composition of the index that tracked the sector. The higher the difference, the greater the active-share of the fund. A correlation was found between the performance of the fund against the index and the active-share of the fund. Typically, the higher active-share funds outperformed the index.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Active-Share Study are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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