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Performance Of The Contrarian Approach Portfolio

Stock 4:

– Company Name: Genesco Inc. (NYSE:GCO)

– Ticker Symbol: GCO

– Shares Purchased: 19

– Buy Price: $50.36

– Buy Date: 9/16/16 (closing price)

– Current Price: $67.35 (intra-day price on 11/25/16)

– Reinvested Dividends: None

– Total Investment: $956.84

– Current Balance: $1,279.65

– Return: 33.74%

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Stock 5:

– Company Name: Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)

– Ticker Symbol: UVV

– Shares Purchased: 17

– Buy Price: $50.36

– Buy Date: 9/16/16 (closing price)

– Current Price: $54.70 (intra-day price on 11/25/16)

– Reinvested Dividends: None

– Total Investment: $956.84

– Current Balance: $929.90

– Return: -1.71%

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Portfolio:

– Starting Balance: $10,000.00

– Invested Balance: $5,812.81

– Cash Available to Invest: $5,194.12

– Current Balance: $11,006.93

– Total Return: 10.07%

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Contrarian Approach Description

Contrarian Approach is a simple screen which finds solid companies trading at low price ratios.

The screen is inspired by David Dreman’s contrarian investment philosophy. Dreman believes strongly in market overreactions and the principle of mean reversion.

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Mitchell Mauer is the Founder of TheStockMarketBlueprint.com. The Stock Market Blueprint is a site that finds value stocks for investors building long-term wealth. The site’s investment philosophy is anchored in principles established by Benjamin Graham and his most reputable followers over the last 100 years.

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