Private Portfolio Update

In addition to the 10 stocks we have sold since we began offering private subscriptions, of which 9 have been winners with an average gain of 42%, below is the distribution of our 19 current portfolio holdings:

If you would like to subscribe, please e-mail daveosowski@gmail.com for the particulars.

Open Stock Positions 2/24/2017
Stocks up over 50%                    3
Stocks up 25%-50%                    2
Stocks up 10%-25%                    6
Stocks up 1%-10%                    2
Total Stocks down                  13
Stocks down 1%-10%                    2
Stocks down 10%-25%                    2
Stocks down 25%-50%                    2
Stocks down over 50%                      –
Total Stocks down                    6
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January 2017 Update

We have sold 9 of our private positions in 2016 and 2017 (either fully or partially).

Ceragon-48% gain

Imation—31% gain

Mitel-15% gain

United Online-6% loss (take-under)

SGI—70% gain on takeover.

AVID-55% gain (this was a trading position-in addition to our long-term holding)

HLIT-85% gain. We sold 75% of our position here.

UVE-36% gain.

ATEC-71% gain. (This was a trading position-in addition to our long-term holding)

If you are interested in becoming one of our private paid subscribers, please e-mail me at daveosowski@gmail.com. It is NOT CHEAP though.

We averaged a 42.6% gain on our 9 sold positions in our private portfolio since January 1, 2016 and are up 7.1% on our other 17 open positions.

Here is our Blog portfolio track record since 2006:

Annual performance:

2016 +18.3%

2015   +8%

2014   +11.5%

2013   +47.9%

2012   +30.9%

2011   (.6%)

2010   +37.6%

2009   +88.9%

2008   (46.5%)

2007   +11.1%

2006   +14.4%

Average gain of 20.5%

Compound annual gain of 15.2%

Of our closed out positions on the Blog, since inception, we have had 70 winners, 17 losers for an 80.5% win-rate with an average gain of 38%.

Since we have only 6 remaining stocks in our “portfolio” we will be discontinuing the portfolio performance metrics in 2017. We will continue to update on the remaining stock positions individually in 2017.

None of our companies had earnings reports in January.

Index January
Dow 0.5%
Nasdaq 4.3%

 

January 2017 Legacy Positions:

Per Share Current Lifetime 2017 Current Price to Prior
Stock Cost Price Gain/Loss Gain/Loss Valuation Valuation Valuation
CCUR **          4.58        7.22 58% -2.3% $     9.49 76% $     16.16
BLIN          3.95        0.69 -83% 7.8% $     1.53 45% $     2.11
SYNC         2.56        3.15 23% 1.6% $     6.17 51% $     6.23
PRSS          4.01        3.44 -14% 17.0% $     7.43 46% $     7.73
ATEC          7.06        2.89 -59% -10.1% $     18.78 15% $     19.93
AVID          8.35        5.35 -36% 21.6% $     22.03 24% $     25.56
** Current price includes cumulative dividends