Fat Pitch Financials Portfolio September 2007 Performance

The Fat Pitch Financials Portfolio was up 2.59% for the month of September.  This wasn’t bad but it lagged the 4.79% return for the S&P 500 according to the Fat Pitch Financials Portfolio Marketocracy stats.

For the last 12 months, the Fat Pitch Financials Port was up 8.63%, and since inception the portfolio has returned 25.40%.  This comes out to a 7.78% annualized rate of return.  This performance lags the roughly 13% annualized rate of return of the S&P 500 over the same period of time.  So far, I would give the Fat Pitch Financials Port a D for performance.  Thankfully, the Special Situations Real Money Port is scoring a solid A lately.

Here are my returns by position as of October 2, 2007:

 

Symbol Days Held Last Trade Total Buys Gains Value Current Return

 

UL 1106 5/25/2006 $167,688.40 $158,473.92 $284,670.00 94.51%

 

MRK 1093 10/4/2004 $171,446.00 $105,654.00 $258,100.00 61.63%

 

MSFT 722 5/1/2006 $200,571.32 $45,864.28 $244,134.00 22.87%

 

PFE 299 12/7/2006 $50,049.00 $80.40 $50,129.40 0.16%

 

USB 111 6/13/2007 $100,082.60 -$1,445.60 $98,637.00 -1.44%

 

BR 175 4/10/2007 $50,180.00 -$988.00 $49,192.00 -1.97%

 

WU 330 11/6/2006 $50,058.03 -$1,922.23 $48,112.90 -3.84%

 

USG 413 8/15/2006 $50,276.16 -$7,238.16 $43,038.00 -14.4%

 

MWRK 68 8/6/2007 $148,705.34 -$26,382.04 $122,323.30 -17.74%

 

LENS 49 8/14/2007 $46,243.51 -$9,337.91 $36,905.60 -20.19%

I still have $30,037.25 in cash to invest in new positions.  Do you have any great ideas?

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