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Portfolio of Materials Stocks

Materials companies include chemicals, construction materials, containers and packaging, metals and mining, and paper and forest products. These stocks are cyclical and should be bought only on the price upside. Before you buy any of the following stocks, be sure to study the price pattern and do not buy at the top (look for a very steep upside) or on the downside.

Here is a table of 8 materials stocks.

Materials Stocks
Stock
Price Quote & Dividend
1-Yr Price Chart
BHP Billiton
Sonoco Products Company
Rio Tinto
Sherwin-Williams Company
Tronox Limited
Valspar Corporation
Vulcan Materials
Weyerhaeuser
Price and dividend data from Quandl.


To inspect the performance of the Materials Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using monthly closes for from Quandl.

The 7 included in the portfolio computations are: BHP, SON, RIO, SHW, VAL, VMC and WY. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,428.57 was invested (total of $10,000) in each at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2008. TROX was excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data.


Materials Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
Materials Stocks
Start date:
Jun-22-2008
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Jun-22-2018
End value:
$38,288
Number prices
108
Minimum value occurred on Jul-31-2009
$10,000
Maximum value occurred on Jan-31-2018
$38,291
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
282.88%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
14.37%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$38,288
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
61.93%
Number returns
5,778
Number profitable returns (Winners)
5,442
Percent profitable returns
94.18%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
336
Percent unprofitable returns
5.82%
Winners to losers ratio
16.20
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