All-Cap Growth

 

The All-Cap Equity Composite is a diversified portfolio invested in 60 to 80 Small-Cap, Mid-Cap and Large-Cap growth equity securities, defined as having market capitalizations greater than about $300 million.

Investment Process

STEP 1

Idea Generation

“MOA” (Maker of Alpha)

Proprietary stock screen run weekly

Developed utilitzing research dating back to 1935

  • Identifies common characteristics of stocks in the early stage of a significant and steady price appreciation trend

 

Identifies acceleration and improvement in:

  • Free cash flow

  • Revenue

  • Earnings

  • Profit margins

  • Relative strength and momentum

 

The MOA screen reduces roughly 7,500 potential candidates down to an average of 10 to 20 candidates for further analysis.

STEP 2

Quantitative Ranking

Propietary “Competitive Scoring System”

Stocks are ranked from most attractive to least attractive

 

Compares 144 variables to the industry, sector, and S&P 500

 

Provides overall score and sub-category weightings:

  • Risk

  • Return

  • Margins

  • Growth

  • Turnover

  • Valuation

  • Balance Sheet Liquidity

  • Industry Outlook

 

Setting the priorities for further review.

STEP 3

Grunt Work

Exhaustive research money managers are paid to perform

STEP 4

Portfolio Construction

Fundamental Research: Focuses on cash flow, earnings quality, earnings estimate revisions, and debt exposure

 

Technical Research: Explores trend lines, pricing patterns, Gannangles and Fibonacci retracement lines - “Where we make the difference”

Target 30-40 companies that are positioned for internally funded sustainable growth, have superior technical characteristics, and are identifiably undervalued relative to their appreciation potential

 

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