My portfolio balances at close of trading on 30th June were:
|Ticker||Price (C$)||Price Change||Percentage||Industry|
|POW.TO||$ 28.22||-3.02%||6.8%||Finance, Specialty|
|FTT.TO||$ 21.65||-4.46%||6.6%||Industrial Services and Supplies|
|TCK-B.TO||$ 22.47||-18.85%||6.8%||Basic Materials|
|DII-B.TO||$ 36.70||-11.03%||7.0%||Consumer Cyclical|
|IFC.TO||$ 59.25||-3.42%||7.0%||Finance, Insurance|
|LB.TO||$ 43.94||-0.48%||6.8%||Finance, Diversified|
|S&P Fund||$ 144.63||0.69%||13.4%||US Equities|
|Bond Fund||$ 220.71||-2.06%||33.5%||Bonds|
Overall my portfolio is down 2.80% since last month. There were no cash contributions. For comparison my TI Index is down 3.63%, the DOW is down 1.36% and the TSX is down 4.12%.
My investments have performed well against the TI Index, which was dragged down by gold and prices, and the TSX, which was dragged down by commodity price sensitive stocks (e.g., miners). It did not perform as well against the DOW.
Winners this month include Xerox (XRX) which is up 4.68% (partially due to a strengthening US dollar) and my S&P fund (again due to strong US Dollar).
Losers are manifold and include Teck Resources (TCK-B.TO) which is down 18.85%, Dorel (DII-B.TO) down 11.03% on poor bicycle sales, Finning (FTT.TO) down 4.46%, Power Corp (POW.TO) down 3.02%, and Intact Financial (IFC.TO) down 3.42%. Also, Bonds are down 2.06% on fears that the US will reduce fiscal stimulus (i.e., bond buying).
Let’s take a look at my value stock portfolio.
|Ticker||Cost Basis||5/31/2013||Price Now||Gain This Month||Gain – Total|
In summary, my value stocks have lost 3.27% since purchase, and lost 5.44% this month. This monthly loss is greater than the 4.12% that the TSX lost, which is worrying. However, I am a patient investor and this is a good time to add to my positions (using some of my remaining cash).
My bond holdings are at 33.5%, which is right on my target of 33.5%. I have 4.8% cash which I can use to add another new position if prices fall.