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Value Portfolio

Disclosure: This page provides information about shares I may own. However, it is not guaranteed to be a complete or current reflection of my own portfolio and does not constitute any kind of investment advice.

On this page, I’ll publish the trades in my value portfolio in order to maintain a track record of my investment progress. Each trade will usually (time permitting) be accompanied by a new blog post explaining the logic behind the decision.

Please note that while I’ll do my best to keep this page up to date, I cannot guarantee this. There will inevitably be times when this page is out of date. For practical reasons, e.g. shifting positions between accounts, my actual trades may differ slightly from those listed here. I offer no guarantee that this information is a complete or accurate reflection of my portfolio.

Although this portfolio has been existence for some time, I’ve started the record below with the first trade I made in 2015.

Average annualised return per holding sold 2013 – present = 23.0%

All stock holdings are listed in reverse purchase order, i.e. newest first:

Company name Ticker Date bought Price paid Date sold Sale price Profit* Annualised return*
Direct Line Insurance Group (07/08/2018: Brief review for Motley Fool) LSE: DLG 12/09/2018 324p
Vodafone Group (20/06/2018: Review for Motley Fool) LSE: VOD 12/09/2018 165p
Go-Ahead Group (10/06/2018: Brief review for Motley Fool) LSE: GOG 01/08/2018 1534.7p
BT Group  (02/02/2018: Review of BT’s 2018 results for Motley Fool) LSE: BT-A 07/02/2018

11/04/2018

242.4p

238.8p

Paypoint (07/12/2017: Comment on Motley Fool) (02/03/2018 @ Motley Fool: 2 super dividend stocks I’d keep buying today) LSE: PAY 31/01/2018 896.8p
Premier Oil (12/12/2017 Motley Fool: Why I bought) (09/03/2018 @ Motley Fool: 2 three-bagger stocks that could still be cheap) LSE: PMO 21/12/2017

22/01/2018

75.3p

95.4

Dixons Carphone (17/07/2017 Motley Fool: A initial review of the stock’s attractions)(24/01/2018 @ Motley Fool: Two dividend-growth stocks you might regret not buying) LSE: DC. 06/09/2017

17/11/2017

165.0p

151.6p

Centrica (20/08/2017: Why I bought)(25/01/2018 @ Motley Fool: Why 8% yielder Centrica plc isn’t the only dividend stock I’d consider today) LSE: CNA 14/07/2017

17/11/2017

23/11/2017

206.8p

163.6p

136.7p

Northgate (27/06/2017 Motley Fool: Quick view on why the stock might be of interest) (20/08/2017: Why I bought) LSE: NTG 14/07/2017

26/09/2017

419.3p

428.9p

Petrofac (15/05/2017 Motley Fool: Why I bought) (31/05/2017: Why I’ve bought more)(01/03/2018 @ Motley Fool: Two unloved 6% yielders I’d buy today) LSE: PFC 18/05/2017

24/05/2017

25/05/2017

25/05/2017

31/05/2017

666p

613p

484p

430p

390p

 Reduced position size 11/04/18 Partial sale at 557p to reblance portfolio
Game Digital (19/05/2017: Why I bought – updated 07/07/2017) (12/02/2018 @ Motley Fool: Should I buy more of Game Digital plc, up 10% today) LSE: GMD 17/05/2017

03/07/2017

23/01/2018

43.7p

23p

43.9p

Royal Bank of Scotland Group
(19/12/16: Why I bought RBS) (23/02/2018 @ Motley Fool: Why Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc could be a great dividend buy after today’s results)
LSE:RBS 19/12/2016 226p
Braemar Shipping Services
(25/10/16: Why I bought Braemar) (23/01/2017: Trading update/profit warning — my comments) (23/10/2017: Motley Fool review of interim results) (14/02/2018 @ Motley Fool: 2 small-cap dividend stocks I’d buy with £2,000 today)
LSE:BMS Initial purchase: 25/10/2016

Averaged down: 06/04/2016

Purchased more 16/01/18

Avg. purchase price 262p
IndigoVision Group (30/06/15: Why I bought) (03/03/16: 2015 results/Why I decided to average down) (12/07/2016: Review of H1 trading update) (16/09/16: Review of H1 2016 interim results) LSE:IND 30/06/2015

03/03/2016

230p

172p

Hargreaves Services (10/06/15: Why I bought) (14/08/15: Review of 2014/15 results) (10/09/15: Stockopedia column) (10/12/2015: Balance sheet review) (17/02/16: Review of interim results) (28/04/16 (updated 11/08/2016): Review of 27 April Strategy Update) (16/04/17: Update) (08/08/17: Full-year results review for Motley Fool) (14/02/2018 @ Motley Fool: 2-small-cap dividend stocks I’d buy with £2,000 today) LSE:HSP 29/05/2015

08/12/2015

13/04/2016

398p

286p

170p

 Reduced position size 12/04/2017
Standard Chartered
(03/03/16: 2015 results review) (01/11/2016 Motley Fool: Q3 results review) (27/02/2018 @ Motley Fool: Why Standard Chartered plc could be a great FTSE 100 dividend stock)
LSE:STAN 28/01/2015

26/11/2015

906p

465p (rights issue)

Anglo American (19/06/15: Why I bought) (24/07/15: Interim results review) (08/12/2015: Averaging down — why?) (03/03/16: 2016 YTD review) (28/07/16: H1 results review) (15/11/16: Why I’m not selling just yet (for the Motley Fool)) (10/03/17: Why I’ve reduced my holding) (13/12/2017 @ Motley Fool: Comment on Anglo American for Motley Fool) (01/08/18: Comment on Anglo American for Motley Fool) LSE:AAL 17/06/2015

07/12/2015

968p

369p

Average purchase price 697p

Reduced position size 07/04/16 & 09/03/17.

Sold remaining position 15/08/18

1,098p 42.2% 83.1%
SSE (06/12/2017: Brief comments on Motley Fool) (15/02/2018: Comment on value appeal of SSE for Motley Fool) LSE: SSE 31/01/2018 1311.9p 01/18/2018 1244.5p -1.3% -2.7%
Connect Group (05/12/2017 Motley Fool: Why I bought – in brief) (15/02/2018 @ Motley Fool: Why this 14% yielder is still on my buy list today LSE: CNCT 16/01/2018

22/01/2018

107.6p

80.5p

13/06/2018 20p -80% -200%
Highland Gold Mining (12/05/2017: Why I bought) (26/10/2017: Morley Fool: Q3 results review) LSE: HGM 05/05/2017 131p  29/03/2018 150.9p  17.6%  19.6%
Lamprell (17/12/2017: Why I bought (again)) (29/01/2018: Why I sold) LSE: LAM 30/11/2017 62.4p  25/01/2018 72.2p  13.4%  87.6% 
Gattaca (11/04/2017 Motley Fool: A brief summary of my reasons for buying) (16/04/2017: Update after 13/4 profit warning) LSE: GATC 06/04/2017 306.7p  22/01/2018 262.2p  -14.2%  -17.8%
J Sainsbury
(19/12/16: Why I bought J Sainsbury) (31/05/17: I look at Sainsbury’s valuation discount versus its main rivals) (29/01/2018: Why I’ve sold)
LSE:SBRY 19/12/2016 254p  22/01/2018 258p  2.0%  2.6% 
Kingfisher (29/04/17 Motley Fool: Why I bought) (14/01/2018: Why I’ve sold) LSE: KGF 04/05/2017 328p  09/01/2018 341.3p 3.0% 4.4%
Next (06/01/2017 Motley Fool: Why I’d be happy to buy shares in Next plc after its collapse) (30/03/2017 Motley Fool: 2 dividend stocks I’m buying for my ISA) (21/09/2017: Next has removed key financial information from it’s reporting – why?) (08/11/2017 Stockopedia: Why I’m holding onto Next) (14/01/2018: Why I’ve sold Next) LSE:NXT 03/02/2017

04/04/2017

05/05/2017

3885p

4198p

4182p

 09/01/2018 5,011p  32.7%

22.1%

22.0%

35.1%

28.8%

32.2%

Pets At Home Group (20/08/2017: Why I bought) (14/01/2018: Why I’ve sold) LSE: PETS 14/07/2017 158.1p  09/01/2018 174.7p 8.2% 16.6%
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (12/05/2017: Why I bought) (22/11/2017: Why I sold) LSE: MLC 05/05/2017

26/09/2017

454p

449.4p

17/11/2017 599.5p 30.5% 112%
Barclays
(03/03/16: 2015 results review) (29/07/16: H1 results review) (01/11/2016 Motley Fool: Q3 results review) (18/10/2017 Stockopedia: Thoughts before selling)
LSE:BARC 03/03/2014

13/04/2016

241p

161p

25/10/2017 186.6p -5.6% c.0%
BHP Billiton (26/08/15: Full-year results review) (15/11/16: Why I’m not selling just yet (for the Motley Fool)) (10/03/17: Why I’ve reduced my holding) (20/08/2017: Why I sold) LSE:BLT 10/12/2014 1,391p Reduced position size 09/03/17.

Sold remaining shares on 16/08/17.

Avg sale price = 1,314p  1.8%  0.5%
Lamprell (28/08/15: Review of 2015 interims results) (24/03/16: Review of 2015 FY results) (22/09/16: Why I’ve bought more/interim results) (23/01/2016: My comments on FY trading update) (23/01/2017 Motley Fool: Is Lamprell a recovery buy for 2017?) (07/07/2017: Why I sold) LSE:LAM 24/03/2015

22/09/2016

126p

58.7p

Reduced position size 07/12/2015

Sold remaining stock 28/06/2017

 103.2p 21.6% 14.6%
Murgitroyd Group (12/04/17: Why I bought) (14/06/17: Why I sold) LSE: MUR 06/04/2017 410p 30/05/2017 409p -2.1% -14.3%
BP (26/7/16: H1 results review for Motley Fool) (10/03/2017: Portfolio update inc. BP) (16/04/2017: Why I sold) LSE:BP 03/02/2016 335p 12/04/2017  474.4p 50.6% 42.6%
Wm Morrison Supermarkets (10/09/2015: Interim results review) (15/09/2016: My interim results review (for the Motley Fool) (04./11/16: Q3 trading review for the Motley Fool) (10/03/2017: Why I sold) LSE:MRW 18/08/2014 172p  10/03/2017 234p 48.4% 19.0%
2016 Portfolio result: +68.20%

Year-end review

Fenner(23/01/15: Why I bought) (13/07/16: 3Q16 trading update review) (10/09/16: A review of Fenner’s debt & valuation) 29/11/16: Why I sold) LSE:FENR 15/01/2015 210p  28/11/16 250.6p 27.3%  14.57%
South32 (11/06/15: Why I’m holding) (15/08/16: Why I’ve sold) LSE:S32 26/05/2015 116p 15/08/2016 117.3p -7.5%  -6.15%
Lonmin (23/12/15: Why I bought) 02/08/16: Why I sold LSE:LMI 23/12/2015 68.9p Reduced position size 08/04/16. Sold remaining shares 02/08/16 Avg. sell price 177p +157%  301.57%
Laura Ashley Holdings
(14/10/15: Why I bought) (23/03/16: 52-week results review) (11/07/16: Why I sold)
LSE:ALY 19/10/2015 27p 08/07/2016 20.98p -22.1%  -30.27%
Home Retail Group
(01/12/15: Why I bought) (08/01/16: Why I sold)
LSE:HOME 27/11/2015 104p 08/01/2016 139.6p 31.1%  270.47%
2015 Portfolio result: -18.90%
Flybe (01/06/15: Why I bought) (13/10/15: Review of October trading updates) LSE:FLYB 29/05/2015 56p 27/11/2015 and 22/12/15 90.2p (avg) 56.7%  105.99%
Shoe Zone (23/06/15: Why I bought) (03/09/15: Stockopedia column) (18/11/15: Why I sold)
LSE:SHOE 17/06/2015 179p 17/11/2015 210p 17.9%  42.64%
Tullett Prebon (10/06/15: Why I sold) LSE:TLPR 09/06/2014 282p 10/06/2015 404p 48.20%  48.07%
Tullett Prebon LSE:TLPR 09/06/2014 282p 29/04/2015 361p 28.00%  31.54%
Petrofac LSE:PFC 16/09/2014 953p 23/04/2015 865p -7.30%  -12.17%
Lancashire Holdings LSE:LRE 06/01/2015 548p 06/03/2015 666p 20.03%  123.90%
Dragon Oil LSE:DGO 23/10/2014 517p 23/01/2015 541p 1.70%  6.84%
2014 Portfolio result: +11.80%

*Profit measured after costs and including dividends. The goal of this portfolio is total return.

As always, none of the information provided here or elsewhere on this website should be taken as investment advice. It’s merely a record of my personal trading and my own views on the companies concerned. DYOR (Do Your Own Research) or seek qualified professional advice before making any investment decisions.

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  7. Eric74310

    Hello Roland,
    Very interesting way to show your portfolio, I like to see the different dates of buying.
    We share(d) different stocks so I will follow you closer and add into my favorites.
    Can I ask if your value portfolio is an important part of your assets ?
    I enjoy to read your blog.
    Please forgive my bad English.
    Best,
    Eric

    Reply
  8. Romman Khan

    Hello Roland
    I have enjoyed reading your portfolio and taken a not
    thank you very much for sharing with us
    Thanks
    Romman

    Reply

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