Model Portfolio Performance

Since Inception 5/5/1995

Model Portfolio +437%

S&P 500 +392%

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.

Tuesday
Oct172017

October 17, 2017

Position Changes: None.

 Positions with moves over one point:  Advance Auto Parts +2.07, Cass Info Systems -1.19, Brinker International +1.31, Grainger +23.06, Nordstrom +1.04, Smucker -1.31.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 437%

S&P 500                + 392%

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 $2,798,001.70  437.96%

Current 2,645,462.57 (94.50%) stock. $152,539.13 (5.50%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  628                  Average Position

      Profit     576  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.74

      Loss        52  (8%)          Days Held     265

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.66 

 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
Oct162017

October 16, 2017

Position Changes: None.

 Positions with moves over one point:  Costco -1.04, Grainger +1.30, Nordstrom -2.25, Ralph Lauren +1.01.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 432%

S&P 500                + 391%

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 $2,769,876.39  432.55%

Current 2,617,337.26 (94.50%) stock. $152,539.13 (5.50%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  628                  Average Position

      Profit     576  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.74

      Loss        52  (8%)          Days Held     265

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.66 

 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
Oct152017

October 13, 2017

Position Changes: Bought CVS Caremark Corp. (CVS) @ 72.60.

 Positions with moves over one point:  Advance Auto Parts -1.05, Casey’s General Stores +1.68,  Costco +2.63, Grainger +3.50, Polaris -1.32.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 434%

S&P 500                + 390%

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 $2,777,397.42  434%.

Current 2,624,858.29 (94.50%) stock. $152,539.13 (5.50%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  628                  Average Position

      Profit     576  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.74

      Loss        52  (8%)          Days Held     265

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.66 

 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
Oct122017

October 12, 2017

Position Changes: None.

 Positions with moves over one point:  Advance Auto Parts -2.84, Casey’s General Stores +2.61,  Fastenal Co. +1.43, Grainger +5.05, Smucker +1.74.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 432%

S&P 500                + 390%

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 $2,767,244.32  432.04%.

Current 2,524,753.79 (91%) stock. $242,490.53 (9%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  628                  Average Position

      Profit     576  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.74

      Loss        52  (8%)          Days Held     265

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.66 

 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
Oct112017

October 11, 2017

Position Changes: None.

 Positions with moves over one point:  Advance Auto Parts -2.43, Costco Wholesale +1.00, Grainger -1.41, Bank of the Ozarks -1.28, Ralph Lauren -2.02.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 432%

S&P 500                + 391%

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 $2,770,453.07  432.66%.

Current 2,527,962.54 (91) stock. $242,490.53 (9%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  628                  Average Position

      Profit     576  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.74

      Loss        52  (8%)          Days Held     265

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.66 

 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.