Model Portfolio Performance

Since Inception 5/5/1995

Model Portfolio +454%

S&P 500 +359%

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
Apr272017

April 27, 2017

Position Changes: None.

 Positions with moves over one point: Cass Info Systems -1.45, Casey’s General Stores -1.03, Caterpillar -1.98, Grainger -1.00, Bank of the Ozarks -1.01, Polaris +2.04, Ralph Lauren +1.23, VF Corp. +1.01.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 454%

S&P 500                + 359%

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 $2,884,353.07  gain 454.56%.

Current 2,413,576.74(83%) stock. $470,776.33(17%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  617                  Average Position

      Profit     566  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.86

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     266

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.79 

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
Apr262017

April 26, 2017

Position Changes: None.

 Positions with moves over one point: Cass Info Systems +1.36, Tupperware -1.17.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 456%

S&P 500                + 359%

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 $2,892,709.46  gain 456.17%.

Current 2,421,993.13(83%) stock. $470,776.33(17%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  617                  Average Position

      Profit     566  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.86

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     266

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.79 

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
Apr252017

April 25, 2017

Position Changes: None.

 Positions with moves over one point: Casey’s General Stores +1.09, Caterpillar +7.61, Brinker International -1.21, Grainger +1.46, Tupperware +7.82.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 454%

S&P 500                + 359%

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 $2,884,054.05  gain 454.50%.

Current 2,413,277.72(83%) stock. $470,776.33(17%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  617                  Average Position

      Profit     566  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.86

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     266

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.79 

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
Apr242017

April 24, 2017

Position Changes: None.

 Positions with moves over one point: Caterpillar +2.48, Chevron +1.05, Grainger -3.25, Bank of the Ozarks +1.41, Polaris +1.27, Tupperware +1.47.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 448%

S&P 500                + 356%

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 $2,852,090.73  gain 448.36%.

Current 2,381,314.40(83%) stock. $470,776.33(17%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  617                  Average Position

      Profit     566  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.86

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     266

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.79 

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
Apr232017

April 21, 2017

Position Changes: Sold National Bankshares (NKSH) @ 41.95 and bought Grainger Inc. (GWW) @195.15.

 Positions with moves over one point: National Bankshares +1.90.

Basic Summary

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

This Portfolio Model   + 446%

S&P 500                + 351%

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 $2,843,421.92  gain 446.69%.

Current 2,372,517.34(83%) stock. $470,776.33(17%) cash equivalents.

Summary of Closed Positions

Total Positions  617                  Average Position

      Profit     566  (92%)         Percentage   +  7.86

      Loss        51  (8%)          Days Held     266

      Even         0  ( 0%)         Annualized   + 10.79 

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.