Model Portfolio Performance

Since Inception 5/5/1995

Model Portfolio +357%

S&P 500 +283%

 

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
Oct302014

October 30, 2014

Position Changes: None. 

Positions with moves over one point: Automatic Data Processing +1.03, Atlantic Tele Network +1.26, CH Robinson -2.88, National Bankshares +1.10. 

Basic Summary (positions itemized after daily commentary)

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

This Portfolio Model   + 357%

S&P 500                + 283%

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 $2,377,398.97 gain 357.09%. 

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 2,010,865.46 (85%) stock. $366,533.51 (15%) cash equivalents. 

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  538                  Average Position

      Profit     490  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.61

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     245

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.34%

Wednesday
Oct292014

October 29, 2014

Position Changes: None.

Positions with moves over one point: National Bankshares +1.00.

Basic Summary (positions itemized after daily commentary)

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

This Portfolio Model   + 355%

S&P 500                + 281%

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 $2,369,375.17 gain 355.55%.

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 2,002,841.66 (85%) stock. $366,533.51 (15%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  538                  Average Position

      Profit     490  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.61

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     245

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.34%

 

Tuesday
Oct282014

October 28, 2014

Position Changes: Sold Cass Info Systems (CASS) @ 46.95. 

Positions with moves over one point: Cass Info Systems +2.53, Caterpillar +2.62, Canadian National Railway +1.07, Chevron +2.11, Dover +1.93, IBM +1.73, Imperial Oil +1.44, UMB Financial +1.77. 

Basic Summary (positions itemized after daily commentary)

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

This Portfolio Model   + 357%

S&P 500                + 281%

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 $2,379,109.50 gain 357.42%. 

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 2,012,575.99 (85%) stock. $366,533.51 (15%) cash equivalents. 

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  538                  Average Position

      Profit     490  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.61

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     245

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.34%

Monday
Oct272014

October 27, 2014

Position Changes: None. 

Positions with moves over one point: Cass Info Systems +1.08, Dover     -1.51. 

Basic Summary (positions itemized after daily commentary)

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

This Portfolio Model   + 351%

S&P 500                + 277%

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 $2,346,109.86 gain 351.17%. 

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 2,031,634.90 (87%) stock. $314,465.96 (13%) cash equivalents. 

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  537                  Average Position

      Profit     489  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.58

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     246

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.25%

 

Sunday
Oct262014

October 24, 2014

Position Changes: Sold Chubb Corp (CB) @ 96.43 and bought International Business Machines (IBM)@ 162.08. 

Positions with moves over one point: Aaron’s -1.43, Chubb Corp +2.17.

Basic Summary (positions itemized after daily commentary)

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

This Portfolio Model   + 350%

S&P 500                + 277%

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 $2,344,915.31 gain 350.85%.

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 2,030,449.35 (87%) stock. $314,465.96 (13%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  537                  Average Position

      Profit     489  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.58

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     246

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.25%