Model Portfolio Performance

Since Inception 5/5/1995

Model Portfolio +456%

S&P 500 +424%

Updated 5/24/2018

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
May242018

May 24, 2018

Position Changes:  Sold Lowe's (LOW) @96.49.

Positions with moves over one point: Advance Auto Parts +1.92, Casey’s General Stores -3.13, Nordstrom +1.12, Lowe's +1.80, Northrop Grumman +4.58.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 456%

S&P 500                + 424%

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 $2,893,243.69  

Current $2,814,507.85 (97%) stock. $78,859.41 (3%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  647                  Average Position

      Profit     594  (92%)         Percentage   +  8.02

      Loss        53  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.08 

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
May232018

May 23, 2018

Position Changes:  None.

Positions with moves over one point: Advance Auto Parts +7.93, Casey’s General Stores +3.07, Nordstrom +1.84, Lowes +8.94, Northrop Grumman +83.66.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 456%

S&P 500                + 426%

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 $2,891,262.91  

Current $2,891,139.34 (100%) stock. $123.57 (0%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  646                  Average Position

      Profit     593  (92%)         Percentage   +  8.01

      Loss        53  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.06 

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
May222018

May 22, 2018

Position Changes:  None.

Positions with moves over one point: Advance Auto Parts -3.82, Casey’s General Stores -3.52, Lowes -1.64, 3M -2.79, Northrop Grumman -6.86, JM Smucker +1.12.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 451%

S&P 500                + 424%

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 $2,865,752.84  

Current $2,865,629.27 (100%) stock. $123.57 (0%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  646                  Average Position

      Profit     593  (92%)         Percentage   +  8.01

      Loss        53  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.06 

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
May212018

May 21, 2018

Position Changes:  None.

Positions with moves over one point: Clorox +1.68, Hasbro -1.34, Lowes +1.05, 3M +2.80, Northrop Grumman +2.34, Polaris +2.81.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 454%

S&P 500                + 425%

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 $2,881,497.01  

Current $2,881,373.44 (100%) stock. $123.57 (0%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  646                  Average Position

      Profit     593  (92%)         Percentage   +  8.01

      Loss        53  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.06 

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.

Friday
May182018

May 18, 2018

Position Changes:  None.

Positions with moves over one point: Advance Auto Parts -1.47, Cass Information Systems +2.57, Clorox -1.00, Brinker International -1.56, Nordstrom -5.55, MMM -1.40, Northrop Grumman +4.50, Polaris +1.75, JM Smucker -3.38.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 450%

S&P 500                + 422%

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 $2,860,174.78  

Current $2,860,051.21 (100%) stock. $123.57 (0%) cash equivalents.

 Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  646                  Average Position

      Profit     593  (92%)         Percentage   +  8.01

      Loss        53  (8%)          Days Held     264

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 11.06 

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.