Green Machine portfolio

Monday, October 2, 2017: The share price index of the Green Machine portfolio has declined by 16% relative to the Otos Total Market index since the December, 2015 high. Current relative price to sales is at the lower-end of the range in the record of the portfolio.

We have collected fourth quarter sales data for 17 of the 18 companies in the Green Machine portfolio representing 98% of the capital value. The portfolio weighted average sales growth rate is 28.5%. The proportion of portfolio weight accounted for by rising sales growth companies is down to 53.1%, compared to 69.5% last quarter.

Currently, sales growth is high in the record of the Green Machine portfolio but lower than last quarter.

Fourth quarter gross margin data has been collected for 17 of the 18 companies in the Green Machine portfolio, representing 98% of the portfolio value. The proportion of total portfolio value accounted for by rising gross profit margin companies is up to 71.9% compared to 48.4% last quarter.

The portfolio is recording a rising gross profit margin. Inventories are down, improving the chance of a further increase in the gross profit margin. Fixed expenses are high in the record of the portfolio and falling. That implies that the portfolio has further capability to accelerate bottom line profit relative to sales with lower costs. Higher gross profit margins and lower fixed expenses are producing a leveraged acceleration in bottom line profit relative to sales. The portfolio value has have been highly correlated with the direction of the margins. Interest costs are falling.

Green Machine portfolio vs the Otos Total Market I SharpPlot version is 2.43 Paint the paper ===== Border ===== Region ===== X-Axis Ticks ===== X-Axis tickmarks Y-Axis Ticks ===== Y-Axis tickmarks Axes ===== Y-axis labels 1 1.5 2 3 4 5 for X-axis labels 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Heading, subheading and footnotes ===== Heading Green Machine portfolio vs the Otos Total Market I Subheading Gross Profit Margin vs Portfolio Performance Footnotes Comment Start of Line Chart =========== Points follow ... Line Y-Axis Ticks ===== Y-Axis tickmarks Axes ===== Y-axis labels 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 Start of Line Chart =========== Points follow ... Line bump key Key ===== Key - Line Key - Line Portfolio Relative Price Index Gross Profit Margin