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Stephen Wilcox

author Image Stephen E. Wilcox is a professor of finance at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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Area of Expertise: valuation

Website: www.business.mnsu.edu/wilcox/

Topics Presented in Speeches: “The Outlook for Equity, Bond, Commodity, and Real Estate Markets, 2011”



Stephen E. Wilcox is a professor of finance at Minnesota State University, Mankato (MSU).  He earned a B.S. from MSU in 1979, an MBA from Indiana University in 1981, and a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska in 1991. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1992.

Wilcox is a former chair of the department of finance at MSU. He currently teaches security analysis, options and futures, and strategic financial management. Most of his research deals with valuation issues in the equity and derivative markets and is typically submitted to practitioner journals such as the Financial Analysts Journal.  Wilcox recently co-authored Chapter 10 and Chapter 11 in “Investments: Principles of Portfolio and Equity Analysis” (John Wiley & Sons, 2011). Chapter 10 is required reading for the 2011 Level I CFA Program Curriculum and Chapter 11 is required reading for the 2011 Level III CFA Program Curriculum.

Wilcox has served in various capacities as a paid consultant for the CFA Institute. He has also served as a consultant for tax-sheltered annuity plans and as an expert witness in the valuation of privately held companies. He is a frequent speaker on topics related to asset valuation.

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  1. Stock Strategies »

    A Cautionary Note About Robert Shiller’s CAPE

    Stocks may be less expensive than the CAPE (cyclically adjusted price-earnings ratio) suggests because of the length of the average business cycle and troublesome historical comparisons.

    September 2011 | Journal

  2. The Markets »

    Market Valuation Measures: Does the Fed Model Really Work?

    There's a real danger in placing too much emphasis on the Fed Model when determining your asset allocation, particularly during the current market environment.

    November 2002 | Journal

  3. Features »

    International Diversification: Are the Benefits Dwindling?

    International Investing: In order for diversification to work, securities that make up a portfolio must have low correlations. Over time, the correlation between the S&P 500 and the dollar-based EAFE index has increased substantially.

    May 1999 | Journal