Seeking Alpha

Widows&Orphans'  Instablog

Send Message
Over 10 years of investing experience, I use dividend reinvestment to accumulate stocks. I view myself as a Long-Long investor, very rarely (if ever) making short term trades. My three model portfolios--Widows and Orphans, Climbers and Dogs, and Pretty Girls and Railroads, are basically each 1/3... More
  • Pretty Girls And Railroads Stocks Beating The Market Year To Date (As Of 2/16/13)  0 comments
    Feb 21, 2013 2:01 PM | about stocks: ABBV, AB, BPT, CNI, CP, EBIX, GWR, HON, LAD, NSC, PSX, PCLN, VHI


    Indexes Vs. Portfolios5 Days %Value ChangeY/T/D % Value Change
    Widows and Orphans1.05% 9.82%
    Russell 2000 Index1.01% 5.69%
    Composite Portfolio Total0.14% 7.22%
    S&P 500 Index0.14% 3.92%
    DOW 30 Index-0.04% 4.24%
    Pretty Girls and Railroads-0.24% 6.22%
    Climbers and Dogs-0.44% 5.58%

    Valhi Inc VHI +32.96%

    Alliancebernstein Holding LP AB +22.87%

    Phillips 66 PSX +20.85%

    BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust BPT +18.74%

    Genesee & Wyoming Inc GWR +17.28%

    Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd CP +16.98%

    Norfolk Southern Corp NSC +16.27%

    Ebix Inc EBIX +14.24%

    Lithia Motors Inc LAD +14.08% Inc PCLN +13.20%

    AbbVie Inc ABBV +11.18

    Honeywell International Inc HON +10.46%

    Canadian National Railway Co CNI +9.94%

    Disclosure: I am long ABBV, AB, BPT, CNI, CP, EBIX, GWR, HON, LAD, NSC, PSX, PCLN, VHI.

Back To Widows&Orphans' Instablog HomePage »

Instablogs are blogs which are instantly set up and networked within the Seeking Alpha community. Instablog posts are not selected, edited or screened by Seeking Alpha editors, in contrast to contributors' articles.

Comments (0)
Track new comments
Be the first to comment
Full index of posts »
Latest Followers


  • Dumped all the way out of $AGNC today. Regret not doing it several dollars ago when I "knew" I should...Good example of WHY TIGHT LIMIT
    Jul 5, 2013
  • Trying hard to decide to cut majority of $AAPL holding to roll into $GLW
    May 15, 2013
More »

Latest Comments

Most Commented
Posts by Themes
Instablogs are Seeking Alpha's free blogging platform customized for finance, with instant set up and exposure to millions of readers interested in the financial markets. Publish your own instablog in minutes.