Model Portfolio Performance

Since Inception 5/5/1995

Model Portfolio +434%

S&P 500 +351%

This model portfolio was originally designed in 1995 for the Nightly Business Report (NBR.com).  This content differs from the Drach Market Research weekly newsletter, which is significantly more in-depth and follows a more active investment model initiated in 1977.  Newsletter inquiries can be submitted on the Newsletter tab.

Wednesday
Mar222017

March 22, 2017

Position Changes: None.

Positions with moves over one point:  None

Basic Summary

Relative performance (marked to market) vs. S&P 500 since initiation

This Portfolio Model   + 434%

S&P 500                + 351%

Portfolio model initiated 5/5/95, archived and marked to market daily.

Initial S&P 500 level 520.12, Initial portfolio value $520,120.00.

Current portfolio value $2,778,511.27  gain 434.21%.

Current 2,178,960.49(79%) stock. $599,550.78(21%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  615                  Average Position

      Profit     564  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.88

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     265

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.86 

These results are reflective as to capital capture and market price of current holdings, itemized below. They do not include cash dividends, interest earned on cash balances, transaction costs, or anything else.

Tuesday
Mar212017

March 21, 2017

Position Changes: None.

Positions with moves over one point:  Cass Info Systems -1.34, Caterpillar -2.97,  Monsanto -1.01, Polaris -4.32, Ralph Lauren -1.23, Smucker -3.89.

Basic Summary

Relative performance (marked to market) vs. S&P 500 since initiation

This Portfolio Model   + 434%

S&P 500                + 350%

Portfolio model initiated 5/5/95, archived and marked to market daily.

Initial S&P 500 level 520.12, Initial portfolio value $520,120.00.

Current portfolio value $2,781,798.89  gain 434.84%.

Current 2,182,248.11(79%) stock. $599,550.78(21%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  615                  Average Position

      Profit     564  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.88

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     265

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.86 

These results are reflective as to capital capture and market price of current holdings, itemized below. They do not include cash dividends, interest earned on cash balances, transaction costs, or anything else.

Monday
Mar202017

March 20, 2017

Position Changes: Sold Estee Lauder Co. (EL) @ 86.51

Positions with moves over one point:  Cass Info Systems -1.50, Caterpillar +2.49, Nordstrom -1.34, Monsanto +1.05, Ralph Lauren -1.24.

Basic Summary

Relative performance (marked to market) vs. S&P 500 since initiation

This Portfolio Model   + 440%

S&P 500                + 356%

Portfolio model initiated 5/5/95, archived and marked to market daily.

Initial S&P 500 level 520.12, Initial portfolio value $520,120.00.

Current portfolio value $2,811,732.27  gain 440.60%.

Current 2,212,181.44 (79%) stock. $599,550.78(21%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  615                  Average Position

      Profit     564  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.88

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     265

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.86 

These results are reflective as to capital capture and market price of current holdings, itemized below. They do not include cash dividends, interest earned on cash balances, transaction costs, or anything else.

Sunday
Mar192017

March 17, 2017

Position Changes: Sold Bar Harbor Bankshares (BHB) @ 47.59.

Positions with moves over one point:  AmTrust Financial Services -4.03, Bar Harbor Bankshares +1.95, Casey’s General Stores +1.11,  Polaris -1.80.

Basic Summary

Relative performance (marked to market) vs. S&P 500 since initiation

This Portfolio Model   + 444%

S&P 500                + 357%

Portfolio model initiated 5/5/95, archived and marked to market daily.

Initial S&P 500 level 520.12, Initial portfolio value $520,120.00.

Current portfolio value $2,831,763.95  gain 444.45%.

Current 2,331,526.60 (82%) stock. $500,237.35(18%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  614                  Average Position

      Profit     563  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.89

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     266

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.83 

These results are reflective as to capital capture and market price of current holdings, itemized below. They do not include cash dividends, interest earned on cash balances, transaction costs, or anything else.

Thursday
Mar162017

March 16, 2017

Position Changes: Sold WD-40 (WDFC) @ 113.05.

Positions with moves over one point:  Bar Harbor Bankshares +1.43, Casey’s General Stores +1.38,  Chevron -1.02, Polaris +1.14, WD-40 +1.95.

Basic Summary

Relative performance (marked to market) vs. S&P 500 since initiation

This Portfolio Model   + 448%

S&P 500                + 357%

Portfolio model initiated 5/5/95, archived and marked to market daily.

Initial S&P 500 level 520.12, Initial portfolio value $520,120.00.

Current portfolio value $2,854,536.34  gain 448.83%.

Current 2,455,094.60 (86%) stock. $399,441.73(14%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  613                  Average Position

      Profit     562  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.89

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     267

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.79 

These results are reflective as to capital capture and market price of current holdings, itemized below. They do not include cash dividends, interest earned on cash balances, transaction costs, or anything else.