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Equity Trend Bounces Back

About the Equity Trend Model: The Equity Trend Model Portfolio is an investment model created and maintained by Adams Wealth Management. Adams Wealth Management’s Equity Trend Model is a quantitative, trend-following model portfolio that invests in up to twenty-five individual equities. Our rules-driven model takes a risk-on/risk-off approach to investing focusing on stocks that are appreciating in price as the broader market trends higher. When the broader market is trending lower, the model will invest in fixed-income ETFs (exchange-traded funds) or a basket of fixed-income ETFs. The investment objective of this model is growth and may not be suitable for all investors. For purposes of comparison, this report uses the S&P 500 Total Return Index. For more information about this model, please read our disclosures.

Month in Review: The S&P 500 Index ended February above its 200 Day Moving Average. As a result of the trend reversal in the S&P 500, the Equity Trend model added risk back into the model. The new equity positions strongly skewed towards technology. At the end of March, technology accounted for 40.34% of equity allocation for the model. The model ended March up 3.21% compared to 1.24% for the S&P 500 Total Return Index. The outperformance was driven by the broader market moving higher with a boost from technology stocks.

Of the twenty-five positions in the model, twenty-two posted positive returns on a month-to-date basis. The top performing stocks were Twilio Inc. (TWLO): +13.11%, PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL): +7.57%, and VMware, Inc. (VMW): +6.46%. The only three positions posting negative returns on a month-to-date basis were Wayfair Inc. (W): -9.88%, NIKE, Inc.(NKE) -1.31%, and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. B (BRK.B) -0.69%.

Ins and Outs: The model closed its position in SPDR 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF (BIL) and its position in UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH). The model added 21 new individual equities.


This information provided is an investment model and does not reflect actual client(s) performance. This model may not be suitable for all investors. Adams Wealth Management seeks to provide investments suitable for all of our clients. As a result, many if not all of our clients will own varying allocations to this and/or other models. Clients with different objects have different results portrayed from this model.

The information provided is net of fees (1.5%). In addition, the results of this model reflect divided payments and other income from investments made.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Total Return Index (S&P 500 Total Return) measures the total return including distributions of the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index (S&P 500). The S&P 500 is an unmanaged, market capitalization weighted index of 500 widely held stocks. The index is composed of 500 constituent companies and is often used as a benchmark for the U.S. stock market. Please note that investors cannot directly invest in an index.

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Market Data provided by DTN IQFeed.

*Inception: 01/04/2017


All Data as of: 3/31/2019

Technically Speaking

By the Numbers On February 19, 2020, the S&P 500 closed at an all-time high at 3,386.15. Just 33 days later, investors had witnessed a -33.92% correction when the S&P 500 closed at 2,237.40. On June 26, 2020, the S&P 500 closed at 3009.05, marking a 34.48%...

July 2019 Equity Trend Report

July started strong and ended weak. The S&P 500 Total Return posted a modest 0.66% return.

May 2019 Equity Trend Report

The S&P 500 Total Return index saw the largest monthly decline for 2019, and the third largest monthly decline since the inception of the Equity Trend Model.

April 2019 Equity Trend Report

For the second month in a row, the Adams Wealth Management Equity Trend Model outperformed the S&P 500 Total Return Index.

February 2019 Equity Trend Report

The market added to its positive Year-To-Date return in February with the S&P 500 Total Return gaining 3.10% for the month.

January 2019 Equity Trend Report

The market roars back in January, while the Equity Trend model continues to trim exposure to equities.

January 14, 2019 Market Trend Report

While the S&P 500 Index has recently rebounded off of its Christmas Eve by over 10% as of the close on January 11, 2019, investors should remain cautious.

December 2018 Equity Trend Report

Frank Loesser wrote the “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” in 1944 to sing with his wife, Lynn Garland, to indicate to their party guests when it was time to leave, and investors took the same cue in December.

November 2018 Equity Trend Report

Despite the modest returns for the month of November, the market has reminded us about the “Wild World” of investing in equities in 2018.

October 2018 Equity Trend Report

Despite the poor start to the fourth quarter, the Equity Trend Model stayed positive year-to-date and on a one year basis up 4.98% and 6.75% respectively.

September 2018 Equity Trend Report

Equity Trend followed up its strong strong month in August with a positive return for September gaining 1.27%.

August 2018 Equity Trend Report

The S&P 500 Total Return Index was up 3.40% in August while Equity Trend finished up 6.61% nearly doubling the return of the index for the month.

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March 2019 Equity Trend Report ultima modifica: 2019-04-12T14:56:48-05:00 da Adams Wealth Management

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