Philosophy Of Value Investing : The Igorpinto5 Stock Fund
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The Igorpinto5 stock fund is aligned with the philosophy of value investing. The fund has a management strategy that seeks to capture continuously opportunities in large-cap companies with solid fundamentals. It is a fundamentalist approach fund, with a long-term investment horizon.
This fund has global exposure, especially to USA, China, Europe and Brazil.
Starting with the United States, with the proximity of the first increase in interest rates since the financial crisis (2008), attention has turned to the indicators associated with the price dynamics and the labor market. According to a recent communication, the FED will launch the new cycle when they are reasonably confident with inflation, and…show more content… In the Eurozone, the focus remained centered in the negotiations between Greece and creditors of the country. Throughout the period negotiations have intensified, and the demands of creditors involved stricter terms than the options presented in the first half. With the approval of several austerity measures in the Greek parliament, negotiations moved forward, focusing on the creation of a new aid program for the country. Fortunately, the uncertainty surrounding the fate of Greece seems that didn’t contaminated confidence in other EU states.
Moving to Brazil, the pessimism that swept the Brazilian economy has intensified over the period. Reports have shown many negative signs associated with the economic environment, especially regarding the fiscal policy.
In the beginning of this investment period (9-9-2015), the igorpinto5 portfolio was properly distributed among 5 sectors: Services: Starbucks Corporation (30%), Banks: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (28%), Industrials: JBS SA (23%), Technology: Amazon.com, Inc. (10%), and Homebuilding: D.R. Horton, Inc. (9%). The Igorpinto5 stock fund had close to no variation when compared to the market (9/15 until 11/13). Despite high volatility in the stock market in the period, the beta of the last four months of Igorpinto5 fund in relation to the S&P500 was 0.97. On 11/13/2015, the beta of Igorpinto5 represented