Model Portfolio Performance

Since Inception 5/5/1995

Model Portfolio +453%

S&P 500 +414%

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.

Saturday
Dec162017

December 15, 2017

Position Changes:  None.

Positions with moves over one point: Bar Harbor Bankshares +1.90, Cass Information Systems +1.08, Casey’s General Stores +1.44, CVS Health +2.28, Hasbro -1.80, IBM -1.50, Bank of the Ozarks +1.43, Polaris -2.07, SCANA +1.64.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 453%

S&P 500                + 414%

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 $2,877,780.49  

Current 2,353,143.26 (82%) stock. $524,637.23 (18%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  636                  Average Position

      Profit     584  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.70

      Loss        52  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.65 

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
Dec142017

December 14, 2017

Position Changes:  None.

Positions with moves over one point: Advance Auto Parts -2.30, Casey’s General Stores -3.07, Brinker International -1.15, Nordstrom -1.31, Polaris -2.46.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 448%

S&P 500                + 410%

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 $2,852,635.22  

Current 2,327,997.99 (82%) stock. $524,637.23 (18%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  636                  Average Position

      Profit     584  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.70

      Loss        52  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.65 

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
Dec132017

December 13, 2017

Position Changes:  None.

Positions with moves over one point: CVS Health -1.23, Hasbro +3.43, IBM -2.83, Polaris +1.69, Ralph Lauren -3.92, Tupperware Brands -1.26.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 453%

S&P 500                + 412%

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 $2,874,121.93  

Current 2,340,484.70 (82%) stock. $524,637.23 (18%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  636                  Average Position

      Profit     584  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.70

      Loss        52  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.65 

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
Dec122017

December 12, 2017

Position Changes:  None.

Positions with moves over one point: Advance Auto Parts +2.18, Casey’s General Stores -14.07, IBM +1.33,  Polaris -1.54, Ralph Lauren -1.05.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 452%

S&P 500                + 412%

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 $2,872,537.39  

Current 2,347,900.16 (82%) stock. $524,637.23 (18%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  636                  Average Position

      Profit     584  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.70

      Loss        52  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.65 

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
Dec112017

December 11, 2017

Position Changes:  None.

Positions with moves over one point: Casey’s General Stores -3.46, Polaris -4.20, Ralph Lauren -1.15. SCANA -2.79, J.M. Smucker -1.35, Tupperware Brands +1.19.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 456%

S&P 500                + 411%

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 $2,892,950.23  

Current 2,368,313.00 (82%) stock. $524,637.23 (18%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  636                  Average Position

      Profit     584  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.70

      Loss        52  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.65 

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.