Dynamic Asset (Mis)Pricing: Build-Up vs. Resolution Anomalies

72 Pages Posted: 14 Jul 2021

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Jules H. van Binsbergen

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Martijn Boons

Tilburg University

Christian Opp

University of Rochester

Andrea Tamoni

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Business School at Newark & New Brunswick

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Date Written: July 1, 2021

Abstract

We classify asset pricing anomalies into those that exacerbate mispricing (build-up anomalies) and those that resolve it (resolution anomalies). To this end, we estimate the dynamics of price wedges for a large number of well-known anomaly portfolios in the factor zoo and map them to firm-level mispricings. We find that several prominent anomalies like momentum and profitability further dislocate prices. While mispricing buildup is often quick, the subsequent resolution tends to be slow, suggesting the potential for material real economic consequences. Our results suggest that financial intermediaries chasing build-up anomalies in fact negatively affect price efficiency and associated real capital allocation.

Suggested Citation

van Binsbergen, Jules H. and Boons, Martijn and Opp, Christian and Tamoni, Andrea, Dynamic Asset (Mis)Pricing: Build-Up vs. Resolution Anomalies (July 1, 2021). CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16353, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3886842

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Christian Opp

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Andrea Tamoni

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