As the market corrects the Twitter Top 10 Portfolio is correcting at a faster rate. The under performance is almost across the board with only Cisco Systems (CSCO) holding up. The portfolio is down 8.3% from the first Friday of June, but still up 16.3% from the first Friday of the year. This is in contrast to the S&P 500 index being up 8.4% from the same date. One note to the portfolio is that we warned against Baidu (BIDU) and Celsion (CLSN) when we created the list. BIDU is down 9.24% which is near the bottom in performance so far this month and CLSN is down a full 25% which is a disaster. This is once again a reminder that you should never blindly buy any list of stocks. Below is a performance chart and details for the current holdings. Start Date Symbol Shares Start Price Start Total End Price End Total % Gain / Loss 6/7/2013 $BAC 940 13.38 12577.20 12.7 11938.00 -5.08% $GS 75 166.01 12450.75 154.29
Just as we suspected when we saw the picks for the portfolio this month, a thinking person would have skipped Celsion Corp (CLSN). It is down 21.43% in just a week. This is a great example of one of the limitations of mechanical investing and the reason we try to warn about stocks we’d skip for our own portfolio. It is a good reminder for you to always think for yourself…and never follow any investment strategy blindly. Overall the portfolio is down 4.74% for the month, but it is still up 20.8% from the first Friday of the year. Below is a performance chart and details for the current holdings. Start Date Symbol Shares Start Price Start Total End Price End Total % Gain / Loss 6/7/2013 $BAC 940 13.38 12577.20 13.08 12295.20 -2.24% $GS 75 166.01 12450.75 164 12300.00 -1.21% $F 903 15.73 14204.19 15.45 13951.35 -1.78% $CSCO 513 24.49 12563.37 24.18 12404.34 -1.27% $C 243 51.6 12538.80 48.49 11783.07 -6.03% $KORS 200 62.69 12538.00 60.81 12162.00 -3.00% $CLSN
It’s the first Friday of the month so today we get a new list of stocks to hold in the Twitter Top 10 Portfolio. These stocks will be held from the close today (6/7/13) until the close on July 5th, 2013. BAC, GS, F, CSCO, C, KORS, CLSN, BIDU, HD, HOT Two stocks stayed in the portfolio this month. Ford (F) and Starwood Hotels (HOT). After the market closes (or over the weekend) I’ll update the performance chart and give details of performance for the stocks that were held last month. As of about 2:00 PM Eastern the portfolio is up 3.22% since 5/3/13 and 26.6% from the first Friday this year. Here’s a link to last week’s update that has the list of stocks we are holding until the close today. Update 6/8/13 – the portfolio gained 3.41% for the month as of the close on Friday. It is up 26.8% from the first Friday of the year. The gains for the month are mostly a result of Ford
Below are charts with the status of the 50 Most active stocks on Twitter and the intensity scores for the 25 most active stocks on a weekly and monthly basis.
Below are charts of the intensity scores for the most bullish stocks on Twitter over the past week and month.
The list of stocks above had the most Bullish Intensity on Twitter during the last week. Below are the Monthly scores.