Mid-Large Cap Growth

 

The Mid/Large-Cap Equity Composite is a diversified portfolio invested in 30 to 40 Mid-Cap and Large-Cap growth equity securities, defined as having market capitalizations greater than about $3.0 billion.

Investment Process

STEP 1

Idea Generation

“MOA” (Maker of Alpha)

Proprietary stock screen run weekly

STEP 2

Quantitative Ranking

Propietary “Competitive Scoring System”

STEP 3

Grunt Work

Exhaustive research money managers are paid to perform

STEP 4

Portfolio Construction

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.

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.

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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