Happy birthday to us! Stocks Down Under Concierge just turned 1

Marc Kennis Marc Kennis, May 18, 2023

Stocks Down Under Concierge is one year old and the performance is amazing

On May 17 2022, we launched Stocks Down Under Concierge, our ASX stock picking service. The idea was to provide a service for retail investors that would help them pick the right stocks at the right time. And equally important, tell them to sell when that time comes.

And all this had to fit within our risk management framework, so subscribers wouldn’t be exposed to excessive risks.

We’re now one year later and we’re over the moon with how Concierge has performed with an average performance across all trades of 17.9%. The ASX200 (+0.26%) and the All Ordinaries (+0.65%), meanwhile, were essentially flat in the last 12 months!

 

We are currently getting these performance numbers formally audited by an accountant so you don’t just have to take our word for it!

 

Breaking down the Concierge performance

Our closed trades generated 8.4% on average. The 7 trades we opened and closed in the last 12 months generated an average performance of 8.4%. Out of the 7 trades, 4 were profitable (AIZ, QAN, FLT and IFM), while 3 trades saw the stop loss triggered (WSP, BPT and SFR). Despite these 3 losses, the overall return on our closed trades still came in at 8.4%.

 

Performance of closed trades since 17 May 2023

Performance of closed trades since 17 May 2023

 

The trades that are currently still open, stocks A through F, have delivered us 29.1% on average through yesterday. And including today’s trading, we’re looking at more than 31% up! If you want to know which stocks these are, we invite you to get a FREE trial subscription to Concierge.

 

Performance of trades currently still open

Performance of trades currently still open

 

All trades combined generated 17.9% in the past year

When we look at all trades combined, closed and current, we get a performance of 17.9% in the past year, which we are extremely happy with. Remember, the broader market was up just a fraction during that time, so our so-called Alpha (our excess returns compared to our benchmarks) exceeded 17%.

Performance of all trades, open and closed, combined

Performance of all trades, open and closed, combined

 

In summary, we believe Concierge’s first year has been a resounding success and we would like to thank our subscribers for believing in us and putting their money where our mouths are.

 

Concierge is going international

To celebrate the success of year 1, we will soon be launching our first overseas stock. This will be a trial run with the aim to launch a formal international stock picking service in a little while.

You may know, we historically have quite some expertise in the Life Sciences and Technology sectors, semiconductors in particular. Our first international Concierge pick will be in one of those sectors. In other words, you could say we’ll be sticking to our knitting.

So, subscribers should keep their eyes open for our first Concierge International pick. And yes, we’ll try to come up with a better name for this service 😉

 

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