2016 Year in Review – 17.5% yearly return achieved over 2 years

Sorry for not posting all of 2016, I wanted to let the stocks get some time to ferment/brew.  Now we can see what type of results I have been getting over 2016 and since inception.  I have actually done pretty well, here are the results.

Match Group (MTCH) this stock was recommended on December 23, 2015 at $13.91 USD now it is at $18.03 USD for a gain of 29.6%.

BYD Company (HGK: 1211) this stock was recommended on February 1, 2015 at $28 HKD (Hong Kong Dollars), now it is at $42.60 HKD which translates into a gain of 52.1% roughly for a 2 year period.

 Seritage Growth Properties (SRG) this stock was recommended on December 11, 2015 at $41 USD and is now at $42.13 USD.  This stock has a 2.37% dividend which turns into a 5% gain including dividend.

First Mining Finance (CVE:FF) this stock was recommended July 6, 2015 at $0.51 CDN (Canadian Dollars).  It is now going for $0.85 CDN for a gain in a year and a half of 66.7%

Vale SA (VALE) was recommended on May 2, 2015 for $8 USD and is now at $8 USD for a gain of 0%.  This stock went through a very bumpy ride though.  It was down as much as 75% and is now even.

Market Vectors Russia (RSX) this stock was recommended on April 3 2015 at $18.84 USD and is now at $21.52 USD.  There was a 3.47% dividend in 2015 and a very low 0.02% dividend in 2016 which brings the return since recommendation at 17.7%.

Restaurant Brands International (TSE:QSR) was recommended on February 17, 2015 at $42.15 and is now at $65.48.  It also has a 1.38% dividend.  This brings the almost 2 year investment rate of return to 57%+.

Fairfax India Holdings (TSE:FIH.U) was recommended on February 14, 2015 at $10.44 USD and is now $11.55 USD.  This brings the almost 2 year rate of return to 10.6%.

A.P. Moller – Maersk (OTC: AMKBY) was recommended on January 3, 2015 at $10.14 USD.  This stock is now at $8.63 USD.  Furthermore A.P. Moller Maersk over the 2 years has had a combined two $1.67 USD dividends.  This puts the 2 year rate of return at 1.5%.

In conclusion my 9 stock recommendations have done pretty well at 17.5% annual rate of return 35% in total in 2 years.  I believe the United States, Canadian and World stock markets will perform reasonably well in 2017, we will see how it goes really.  I am not getting out of these recommendations yet.  They do have some room for further growth.

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