Model Portfolio Performance

Since Inception 5/5/1995

Model Portfolio +370%

S&P 500 +296%

 

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
Dec182014

December 18, 2014

Position Changes: None 

Positions with moves over one point: Caterpillar +1.94, CH Robinson +2.19, Chevron +3.01, IBM +5.75, Norfolk Southern +3.73, Tupperware +3.10. 

Basic Summary (positions itemized after daily commentary)

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

This Portfolio Model   + 370%

S&P 500                + 296%

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 $2,456,607.12 gain 370.40%. 

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 1,455,506.04 (59%) stock. $991,101.08 (41%) cash equivalents. 

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  548                  Average Position

      Profit     500  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.67

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     243

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.52%

Wednesday
Dec172014

December 17, 2014

Position Changes: None 

Positions with moves over one point: Canadian National Railway +1.41, Chevron +4.19, Dover Corp. +2.46, Imperial Oil +1.71, National Bankshares +1.56, Norfolk Southern +3.00, Suncor Energy +2.28, UMB Financial +1.51. 

Basic Summary (positions itemized after daily commentary)

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

This Portfolio Model   + 364%

S&P 500                + 287%

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 $2,414,273.09 gain 364.18%. 

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 1,423,172.01 (59%) stock. $991,101.08 (41%) cash equivalents. 

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  548                  Average Position

      Profit     500  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.67

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     243

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.52%

Monday
Dec152014

December 15, 2014

Position Changes: None 

Positions with moves over one point: Chevron -1.39, IBM -2.23, Imperial Oil -1.08, 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   + 358%

S&P 500                + 282%

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 $2,382,820.04 gain 358.13%. 

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 1,391,718.96 (59%) stock. $991,101.08 (41%) cash equivalents. 

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  548                  Average Position

      Profit     500  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.67

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     243

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.52%

Sunday
Dec142014

December 12, 2014

Position Changes: Bought 1,415 Canadian National Railway (CNI) @63.56, 2,422 Donaldson Co. (DCI) @ 37.15, and 886 Norfolk Southern (NSC) @ 101.55. 

Positions with moves over one point: Caterpillar -2.19, Chevron -2.53, Dover -2.33, IBM -5.69. 

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 $2,392,061.36 gain 359.91%. 

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 1,400,960.29 (59%) stock. $991,101.08  (41%) cash equivalents. 

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  548                  Average Position

      Profit     500  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.67

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     243

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.52%

 

Thursday
Dec112014

December 11, 2014

Position Changes: None. 

Positions with moves over one point: Dover -1.11. 

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                + 291%

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 $2,412,552.24 gain 363.85%. 

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 1,151,563.16 (49%) stock. $1,260,989.08 (51%) cash equivalents. 

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  548                  Average Position

      Profit     500  (91%)         Percentage   +  7.67

      Loss        48  (9%)          Days Held     243

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.52%