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Beta tilt of alpha factor - How to make it neutral?

Is it possible to hedge the alpha factor at factor construction level? Or should I just rely on the optimizer to help me attain the required beta?

I get the following result from alphalens. In the above question, I am referring to row 2.
5D 10D
Ann. alpha 0.064 0.066
beta -0.272 -0.282
Mean Period Wise Return Top Quantile (bps) 8.316 8.445
Mean Period Wise Return Bottom Quantile (bps) -9.601 -9.779
Mean Period Wise Spread (bps) 17.917 18.493