Model Portfolio Performance

Since Inception 5/5/1995

Model Portfolio +453%

S&P 500 +354%

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.

Thursday
Feb232017

February 23, 2017

Position Changes: None.

Positions with moves over one point:  Casey’s General Stores -1.32, Caterpillar -2.65, Hormel -2.01, Nordstrom -1.41, Polaris -1.94.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 453%

S&P 500                + 354%

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 $2,878,502.26  gain 453.43%.

Current 2,524,703.45 (88%) stock. $353,798.81 (12%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  610                  Average Position

      Profit     559  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.88

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.90 

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.

Wednesday
Feb222017

February 22,2017

Position Changes: None.

Positions with moves over one point:  Bar Harbor Bankshares +1.82, Cass Info Systems +1.08, Chevron -1.34, Brinker International -1.77, Smucker -1.19, VF Corp. +1.08.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 456%

S&P 500                + 354%

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 $2,893,964.95  gain 456.41%.

Current 2,540,166.14 (88%) stock. $353,798.81 (12%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  610                  Average Position

      Profit     559  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.88

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.90 

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
Feb212017

February 21, 2017

Position Changes: None.

Positions with moves over one point:  Chevron +1.39, Hershey +1.23, Monsanto +1.57, Polaris +1.17, Smucker +5.97.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 459%

S&P 500                + 354%

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 $2,908,246.91  gain 459.15%.

Current 2,554,448.10 (88%) stock. $353,798.81 (12%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  610                  Average Position

      Profit     559  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.88

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.90 

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
Feb192017

February 17, 2017

Position Changes: Bought World Fuel (INT) @ 38.32 and Ralph Lauren (RL) @78.39.

Positions with moves over one point:  Cass Info Systems +1.22, CH Robinson +1.00, Estee Lauder +1.73, Nordstrom +1.51, Smucker -1.89, VF Corp +2.31.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 457%

S&P 500                + 352%

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 $2,901,145.31  gain 457.79%.

Current 2,547,346.50 (88%) stock. $353,798.81 (12%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  610                  Average Position

      Profit     559  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.88

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.90 

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 

Thursday
Feb162017

February 16, 2017

Position Changes: Sell  McDonald’s (MCD) @ 126.70 .

Positions with moves over one point:  Chevron -1.89, Hershey -1.15, Nordstrom -1.94, Polaris -1.76, Tupperware -1.20, WD-40 +1.30.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 455%

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 $2,887,496.32  gain 455.16%.

Current 2,353,730.44 (82%) stock. $533,765.89 (18%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  610                  Average Position

      Profit     559  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.88

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.90 

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.