Category: USA Stock Only

Stock Considerations for Portfolios – USA (Core, Market & Aspirational)

New Core considerations: AT&T, Lamar Advertising, Medical Properties, Edison Intn’l, Market considerations: CBS, GM, Goodyear, MetLife, Principal Financial Grp, General Dynamics, MSC Industrial, LSC Communications, Alaska Air Grp, Delta Air Lines, TE Connectivity, Celanese, Eastman Chem, Vulcan Materials, Jones Lang LaSalle, and Aspirational: Anadarko Petroleum, Newfield Exploration.

USA Allcap Stock Only Model

Recently, Mosaic, Inc. [MOS] (see Figure 3) became overvalued and was removed from the portfolio. The stock contributed nicely this year with a gain of over 30%. It is being replaced by Consolidated Communications [CNSL] and H&R Block [HRB].

Model Changes – USA Portfolio

Macy’s goes Overvalued and Kindred Healthcare is taken private by TPG. Applied Materials added.

USA Model Stock Portfolio – Stock Only

The USA Stock Only portfolio model had one stock that became overvalued. Plantronics [PLT] reaching 132.9% Fv, and providing a 75% return. Monsanto [MON] was recently acquired by Bayer of Germany. Twenty-three stocks appear as possibilities to replace these two stocks. We narrowed that down to four Consumer Discretionary stocks

USA Model Portfolio – Stock Only

The USA Stock Only portfolio model had six stocks that became overvalued this month. ArcBest Corporation [ARCB] has reached 143.5% Fv, providing a 154% return, eHealth, Inc. [EHTH] has reached 140.7% Fv, providing a 24% return, Ensco Plc [ESV] has reached 155.3% Fv, providing a loss of 19%, Greenhill & Company has reached 176.9% Fv, providing a 67% return National Oilwell Varco [NOV] has reached 129.1% Fv. providing a 33% return, Valero Energy [VLO] has reached 129.9% Fv providing a 117% return.