Last year was a solid one for the Group Selection (GS) Score approach, with the Attractive list delivering a total return of +13.1%—more than 500 basis points above The Leuthold Group Universe average, which gained only +7.9%.
The Cap Weighted S&P 500 (+4.5%) slightly outperformed the S&P 500 Equal Weighted (+4.2%) during October. YTD, the spread between these two indices remains wide, with the Equal Weighted index outperforming by 4.2%.
On a YTD basis, the spread between these two indices continues to expand, with the Equal Weighted index now outperforming by more than 4%. Consumer Staples is the most expensive sector among Large and Mid Caps, while Health Care is most expensive in Small Caps.