Here are dozens of ‘cheap’ stocks that could be poised to outperform as U.S. rates start to rise

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A stock rally looks to be on the cards after Monday’s volatile start to a 52-week high for bond yields and a lot of concerns about inflation and higher rates.

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All eyes will be on Tuesday’s confirmation hearing for Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, who is expected to say the central bank will take steps to “infiltrate” rising prices. The market will be on the lookout for further inflationary comments from his side a day before the all-important retail prices for December.

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As the market continues to consider, there is room for rate hikes in 2022, our call of the day Offers ideas on which stocks perform best when rates rise.

RBC’s head of US equities strategy Lori Calvasina is referring clients to this chart, which shows which sectors have seen a close correlation with moves in 10-year returns in the post-financial crisis era.

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As the chart above shows, during rate hikes in the early 1990s and late 2018, growth outperformed value, while the latter led to tightening during the pre-financial crisis. Tapping saw choppy trading in 2014.

The strategist said, “Price outperformed in rate hikes prior to the mid-1990s, shortly before the tightening of the tech bubble, before the tightening of the financial crisis, before the taper announcement of 2014, and before the 2018 hikes.” ,” said the strategist. A note to customers.

The outperforming value stocks were largely financial, energy, materials and industrial, but Calvasina said investors should look at sectors only. She pointed to the chart below, first published in December, which shows how the cheapest stocks in the Russell 1000 outperform the most expensive stocks when 10-year Treasury yields are rising.

(Bottom versus top quintile FY2 p/e performance versus US 10-year yield.)

“Since 2003, we have not seen a sustained long period of 10-year yield growth. But equity markets have been jolted by early 2022 (up to ~1.77% as of January 7) in early 2022,” Calvasina said.

As of January 6, the list of the most expensive stocks is dominated by secular growth and technology, while financial and energy are dominated by the cheapest stocks.
Here are a dozen cheap Russell 1000 stocks based on forward price/earnings that have been outperformed by RBC:



Small businesses say inflation is their biggest problem for the first time since 1981 in the latest sentiment survey. Speeches from Cleveland Fed Chair Loretta Meester, Kansas City Fed Chair Esther George and St. Louis Fed Chair James Bullard are ahead.

Following a stock-trading controversy, Fed Vice President Richard Clarida said on Monday that he would resign on January 14, two weeks before his term ends.

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CEO Albert Bouerla said the pharmaceutical company is working on a hybrid vaccine to cover existing variants and Omicron, which will be ready by March. And China has locked down a third city because of the COVID-19 spread, which now affects 20 million people.

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Monday’s roller coaster is heading up after the session. oil prices CL00,
and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note TY00,
is down 2 basis points at 1.756%.

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