Model Shadow Stock Portfolio: A Quarterly Review

    by James B. Cloonan

    Our quarterly update of the Model Shadow Stock Portfolio shows a slight gain for the quarter and a year-to-date return of 14.3% as compared to the S&P 500’s 0.4% (as represented by the Vanguard S&P 500 Index fund, VFINX).

    The ongoing results can be seen in Figure 1. Table 1 shows the changes to the portfolio during the quarter.

    Table 1. Shadow Stock Portfolio Third-Quarter 2004 Transactions
    Company (Ticker) Reason
  • Galyan’s Trading Company (GLYN)
  • acquired by Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Webco Industries Inc. (WEB)
  • in process of delisting and deregistering negative earnings
  • CPAC Inc. (CPAK)
  • Dura Automotive Systems Inc. (DRRA)
  • Action Performance Companies Inc. (ATN)
  • Rex Store Corp. (RSC)
  • ePlus Inc. (PLUS)
  • TESSCO Technologies, Inc. (TESS)
  • purchased additional shares with excess cash

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