COVID-19 is the biggest human tragedy in many decades and has impacted almost every aspect of our life. So how come stock market remain immune to it. Year 2020 is unique for stock markets in 2 ways.
- Sharpest ever market crash in 2 months’ time.
- One of the biggest market recoveries after that.
Unfortunately, many of the retail investors got trapped and they did the worst which was selling their portfolio during peak of market crash thus making their losses permanent. Many of you enquired about our portfolio’s performance during covid19 crisis. Our momentum with safety portfolio aims to maximize returns at relatively lesser risk. The objective is to outperform the market during both bull and bear run. We will consider the performance during march 2020 when COVID-19 driven market crash was at it’s peak. On 4th April 2020 our portfolio was rebalanced and the performance picked up very sharply. So below are the performance details.
|Our Portfolio Stock||Price on 28th Feb close||Price on 3rd April close||Returns|
As already mentioned, we try to identify stock with high return potential within a limited risk limit and most of the identified stocks fulfilled the criteria. Here are some of the highlights.
- Of the 11 stocks identified by our algorithm 10 performed better than nifty.
- Overall portfolio loss (-13.9%) was half of what nifty (-27.8%) incurred during the same time.
- Two stocks still managed to deliver positive returns while one remained flat.
The portfolio was also made public on 3rd March 2020 to help retail investors on our twitter handle @prudentcap (Check tweet on 3rd march 2020) . Additionally, below is the whatsapp screen shot of the recommendation. For more information about momentum with safety portfolio please visit prudentcap.smallcase.com as it is now offered on smallcase platform.