REIT TOTAL RETURN INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO
The REIT Total Return Portfolio is positioned for those seeking to maximize total returns with a medium-to-long investment horizon. Investment in the REIT Total Return Investment Portfolio grants participation in our investments. As we invest our portfolio you will be invested simultaneously in the same securities at the same prices. This affords full use of our expertise in securities analysis and trading, granting full participation in a portfolio aimed to maximize total returns.
Fees and Minimums
Management fee: 1% Annually
Minimum Investment: $50,000
REIT Total Return Investment Portfolio as of 06/30/2023
All performance information is of the portfolio manager’s account, net of the asset management fee**
|Portfolio/index||1-year total return 6/30/2022-6/30/2023||5-year total return 06/30/2018-6/30/2023||Total return since inception 7/1/16-6/30/2023|
|REIT Total Return Portfolio||3.46%||26.13%||55.22%|
|MSCI U.S. REIT Index (RMS)||-0.09%||24.92%||27.02%|
Data for REIT Total Return Portfolio from Interactive Brokers and RMS from S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Please see Important Notes and Disclosure below.
REIT Total Return – Concentrating into Confirmed Opportunities
We continue to be presented with the problem of there being more opportunistic stocks than realistically fit into the portfolio. It is tempting to just buy them all which would reduce the weight allocated to each position, but we will likely be doing the opposite.
There are quite a few unknowns right now in the economy which increases the uncertainty of fundamental trajectory. Currently, the portfolio is positioned according to our best estimate of the future, but given the magnitude of the unknown, we must maintain humility about our ability to anticipate where things are headed.
About the Portfolio
Important Notes and Disclosure
Material Market and Economic Conditions. March 2020: REIT Total Return’s value declined substantially as COVID shut down the economy. It recovered in 2021 as the economy reopened. January 2019: Tax-loss selling’s calendar expired and the government reopened on January 25, 2019. The combined effect caused our shares to rise more than the broader markets. December 2018: Another Fed-Funds rate hike, unresolved US-Chinese trade, a partial government shutdown, and an exaggerated tax-loss selling season put extreme downward pressure on equity prices. All of these factors contributed to diminished liquidity and more significant share price declines in small-cap/value issues; REIT Total Return is focused on small-cap/value issues, so our decline was significantly more precipitous.
Material Conditions, Objectives, and Investment Strategies. REIT Total Return is an actively managed investment portfolio of real estate equities, primarily common and preferred shares of REITs, with an aim to generate high total returns from a mix of dividends and capital appreciation.
All REIT Total Return Portfolio performance information on this page is based on the performance of the Portfolio Manager’s account, using the manager’s own funds. Performance of the Portfolio Manager's account is calculated by Interactive Broker on a daily time-weighted basis, including cash, dividends and earnings distributions, and reflects the deduction of broker commissions (when commissions were charged). Actual client returns will differ. **2nd Market Capital’s advisory fees are simulated and applied retroactively to present the portfolio return “net-of-fees”.
None of the performance information displayed on this page is based on the actual performance of any 2MCAC client account investing in this portfolio. The performance in a 2MCAC client account investing in this portfolio may differ (i.e., be lower or higher) from the performance of the account managing this portfolio and portrayed on this page based on a variety of factors, such as trading restrictions imposed by the client (resulting in different account holdings), time of initial investment, amount of investment, frequency and size of cash flows in and out of the client account, applicable brokerage commissions (when commissions were charged), and different corporate actions. Clients investing in this portfolio may view the actual performance of their investment in this portfolio by logging into their Interactive Brokers account and reviewing their customized dashboard.
Clients may restrict any of the securities traded in their account but should note that any restrictions they place on their investments could affect the performance of their account leading it to perform differently, worse or better, than (a) the above-portrayed account or (b) other client accounts invested in the same portfolio.
Forward-looking statements. Commentary may contain forward-looking statements which are by definition uncertain. Actual results may differ materially from our forecasts or estimations, and 2MCAC cannot be held liable for the use of and reliance upon the opinions, estimates, forecasts, and findings in these documents.
Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investing in publicly held securities is speculative and involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. Historical returns should not be used as the primary basis for investment decisions. Although the statements of fact and data in this commentary have been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, 2MCAC does not guarantee their accuracy and assumes no liability or responsibility for any omissions/errors.
Use of Leverage or Margin. REIT Total Return Portfolio will utilize margin only for trading purposes (the ability to use the proceeds from stock sales immediately for new purchases instead of waiting for the usual 2-day settlement period), but not for borrowing purposes.
Benchmark Comparison. Our REIT Total Return Portfolio is compared to the Dow Jones Equity REIT Index and the MSCI U.S. REIT index because they are common REIT Indices. The Dow Jones Equity All REIT Index is designed to measure all publicly traded equity real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the Dow Jones U.S. stock universe. The MSCI US REIT Index is comprised of equity real estate investment trusts (REITs) eligible included within the eight Equity REIT Sub-Industries of the Equity Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) Industry. It is not possible to invest directly in the Dow Jones Equity All REIT Index or MSCI US REIT index. Index returns do not represent the results of actual trading of investible assets/securities. Index returns do not reflect payment of any sales charges or fees an investor may pay to purchase the securities underlying the index. The imposition of these fees and charges would cause the actual performance of the securities to be lower than the Index performance shown. The results portrayed include dividend income. Our REIT Total Return Portfolio may include REITs that are not eligible for inclusion in the Dow Jones Equity All REIT Index or MSCI US REIT Index.
There can be no assurance that a benchmark will remain appropriate over time and 2MCAC will periodically review the benchmark’s appropriateness and decide to use other benchmarks if appropriate.
Expenses. Returns reflect the deduction of any transaction expenses. REIT Total Return's advisory fees are simulated and applied retroactively to present the portfolio return “net-of-fees”.
Calculation Methodology. Returns are calculated by 2MC with data from Interactive Brokers LLC using the Modified Dietz method, a time-weighted measure of performance in which cash flows are weighted based on their timing. Dividends in REIT Total Return are reinvested.
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