Model Portfolio Performance

Since Inception 5/5/1995

Model Portfolio +361%

S&P 500 +288%

 

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
Jan292015

January 29, 2015

Position Changes: None. 

Positions with moves over one point: Dover +1.54, IBM +3.93, Polaris Inds +1.38, Tupperware +1.26. 

Basic Summary (positions itemized after daily commentary)

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

This Portfolio Model   + 361%

S&P 500                + 288%

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 $2,400,876.28 gain 361.61%. 

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. 

Current 1,491,874.82 (62.5%) stock. $909,001.46 (37.5%) cash equivalents. 

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  550                  Average Position

      Profit     502  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.68

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     242

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.59%

Wednesday
Jan282015

January 28, 2015

Position Changes: None. 

Positions with moves over one point: Canadian National Railway -1.39, Chevron -4.55, Dover -2.05, IBM -2.12, Imperial Oil -2.05, Prosperity Bankshares -1.21, Polaris Inds -2.50, Tupperware +6.93, UMB Financial -3.27. 

Basic Summary (positions itemized after daily commentary)

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

This Portfolio Model   + 359%

S&P 500                + 284%

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 $2,392,874.68 gain 359.95%. 

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. 

Current 1,483,873.22 (62.5%) stock. $909,001.46 (37.5%) cash equivalents. 

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  550                  Average Position

      Profit     502  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.68

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     242

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.59%

Tuesday
Jan272015

January 27, 2015

Position Changes: None. 

Positions with moves over one point: Caterpillar -6.18, IBM -2.69, Polaris Inds +7.66, Tupperware -1.26. 

Basic Summary (positions itemized after daily commentary)

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

This Portfolio Model   + 363%

S&P 500                + 290%

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 $2,412,780.77 gain 363.89%. 

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. 

Current 1,503,779.31 (62.5%) stock. $909,001.46 (37.5%) cash equivalents. 

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  550                  Average Position

      Profit     502  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.68

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     242

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.59%

Monday
Jan262015

January 26, 2015

Position Changes: Sold Aaron’s (AAN) @ 32.80. 

Positions with moves over one point: Chevron +2.03, Dover +1.20, National Bankshares +1.34, Polaris Inds +5.51. 

Basic Summary (positions itemized after daily commentary)

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

This Portfolio Model   + 365%

S&P 500                + 295%

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 $2,422,393.55 gain 365.74%. 

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. 

Current 1,513,392.09 (62.5%) stock. $909,001.46 (37.5%) cash equivalents. 

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  550                  Average Position

      Profit     502  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.68

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     242

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.59%

Sunday
Jan252015

January 23, 2015

Position Changes: Buy Polaris Industries (PII) @ 135.96. 

Positions with moves over one point: Caterpillar -1.21, Canadian National Railway -1.47, Chevron -2.07, Dover -2.28, Tupperware -1.34. 

Basic Summary (positions itemized after daily commentary)

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

This Portfolio Model   + 363%

S&P 500                + 294%

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 $2,410,115.59 gain 363.38%. 

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. 

Current 1,589,805.33 (66%) stock. $820,310.26 (34%) cash equivalents. 

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  549                  Average Position

      Profit     501  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.68

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     243

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.54%