IpsoFacto Investor model portfolios
IpsoFacto is a one stop advice shop for the DIY investor. Our aim is to provide intelligent information with integrity. The strong IpsoFacto investor investment performance is based on rigorous analysis. We use value investing principles inside a structured logical approach to provide regular investment updates to our model portfolios.
Investment performance versus benchmark
The table below shows the strong performance of our equity and investment trust models. As you can see since active launch on 31.03.12 our equity model, taking into account dealing charges, has increased by 57.5% compared to 51.9% for the FTSE All Share.
|IpsoFacto Model Performance Capital plus Income Returns to 31.12.18||1 Year||3 Years||5 Years||Since launch 31.03.12|
|IpsoFacto Investment Trust Model*||-7.6%||22.2%||33.6%|
|IpsoFacto Equity Model**||-8.8%||15.6%||15.6%||57.5%|
|FTSE All Share||-9.2%||19.5%||20.8%||51.9%|
|IpsoFacto Bond Model***||0.0%||5.8%||18.9%|
|Bond Benchmark (total return)****||1.3%||11.9%||28.7%|
The IpsoFacto Asset Allocation Model selects between equities, bonds and cash according to a matrix which is determined by real yields and riskiness of asset class. The back testing of this model, using the relevant indices, shows good risk adjusted returns compared to the FTSE All Share to 31.12.18, 106.4% versus 131.4% over ten years and 17.5% versus 22.1% over five years, with much lower volatility; these returns are achieved despite always holding an element of cash in a strong period for equities.
Equity model performance
The graph below shows the performance of our equity portfolio for the five years to 31.12.18 in capital terms – it is down 6% versus a gain of 1.8% for FTSE All Share. We update this quarterly.
|Discrete Annual Capital Returns||RRR||FTSE All Share|
Charges are not included in the five year figures. Stamp duty, the bid/offer spread and commission will reduce returns. Model selected annually until 31.03.12 and thereafter monthly. Performance figures are compiled by IpsoFacto Investor.com, based on prices extracted from the Financial Times.