|Day Low/High||4.31 / 4.66|
|52 Wk Low/High||4.14 / 15.27|
There are now just nine net/nets with market caps in excess of $50 million.
It was not a great year for this value portfolio, with only 5 stocks in positive territory for the year.
This mix of 20 deep-value names was outperforming a couple Russell indices three months back but is trailing them now.
This portfolio of 10 eclectic names has pushed higher since the start of 2018 and is up 40.5% since inception just 14 months ago.
Fossil Group has done most of the heavy lifting among the small stocks in the portfolio, though there are other winners, too.
At this writing, there are just three of them with market caps in excess of $100 million.
FOSL is up 92% since I launched this group, while HIBB is ahead 27%.
It is always important see how such value screens perform in times of market stress.
The Double-Net Dividend portfolio has been a success so far and it's largely due to a beaten-down sector.
One month in, 15 out of 20 names are in positive territory, with Fossil Group soaring 39%.
The 20 companies in this portfolio could be of interest to deep-value investors.
Overall it was a good year for this somewhat off the wall screen that I developed several years ago as a way to find seemingly cheap companies.
Few companies in today's market would pass through the stringent stock screens of Graham, the father of value investing.
Electro Scientific Industries leads a parade of value stocks that have performed quite nicely in a growth-oriented market.
Despite the disparity this year between growth and value, my 2017 Double Net Value Portfolio is not struggling.
Double-Net Dividend stocks, which some would call misfits, doing OK so far.
Just two months after its creation, the portfolio handily is beating the Russell 2000 Index and Russell Microcap Index.
The list is dominated by retailers, of which there are four; that's unfortunate, given the pressure that sector is facing these days.
My tracking portfolio is flat for the year to date, though there have been wildly divergent performances by the constituent stocks.
An eclectic mix of 20 companies made my cut of stocks trading at 1x to 2x net current asset value.
Hillary Clinton's exit from politics -- aka Clexit -- could produce the chance to pick up bargains in its wake.
Believe it or not, that's actually good news in today's market.