Portfolio 4 is 8 years old. The trustee contributed $8000 and the beneficiary $4000 for a total of $12,000. The current value is $14,957 for a gain of $2,957 or 25% which is about 5% / year adjusted for the timing of cash flows. Go here or to the link on the right for more details.
We need to make some decisions on stocks prior to investing:
- Devon (DVN) – energy company hit hard by the decline in oil and gas prices. Likely sell
- Spirit Airlines (SAVE) – discount airlines down recently due to increased competition from major airlines. May sell
- Nucor (NUE) – metals company under continuous pressure from cheaper overseas imports. May sell