The Bounceback Portfolio invests in the 10 worst performing FTSE 350 stocks of the previous year and holds them for the 3-month period, January-March.
The Bounceback Portfolio for 2016 recorded the best performance ever for the strategy: a 3-month return of 38.5%, compared with a FTSE 350 Index return of -1.4% for the same period.
The following table lists the ten worst performing FTSE 350 stocks in 2016. These are the ten stocks that will comprise the 2017 Bounceback Portfolio.
|Company||TIDM||Return in 2016||Return since 31/12/2016|
|Restaurant Group (The)||RTN||-52.7||6.0|
|Sports Direct International||SPD||-51.7||2.3|
|International Personal Finance||IPF||-40.4||-4.4|
|IG Group Holdings||IGG||-38.4||7.1|
|McCarthy & Stone||MCS||-36.6||4.8|
The final column gives the returns for the individual stocks for the first six days of the 2017. The portfolio as a whole has seen a return of 2.4% for the first six days of 2017, against a return of 1.9% for the FTSE 350 Index.
The Bounceback Portfolio is meant to be held until the end of the March 2017, but it is good to see that it has started the year well so far.
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