Artifex Folios

Durable Investment Portfolios Customized to Your Goals


November 29, 2012

The AFG EI, or Equity Income model, is comprised of companies that pay a sustainable dividend rate that is in excess of the average yield of S&P 500 stocks. 

The inception date of this model is 4/22/09 and it has generated a total return of 192.60% vs. the S&P 500 (including dividends) return of 216.83% since that date. This model’s return for 2016 (1/1-2015-12/31/15) was 19.14% vs the S&P 500 Total Return Index of 11.96%.

Model Risk Metrics as of 1/18/2017

Beta vs. S&P 500: .1.02

Volatility / Absolute risk: 14.36 / Below Average

Dividend Yield: 4.98%

Representative Holdings:

ACN - Accenture PLC

CAT - Caterpillar Inc

DMLP - Dorchester Minerals LP

EMR - Emerson Electric Co

INTC - Intel Corp

IBM - International Business Machines Inc


OMC - Omnicom Group Inc

PDL - PDL BioPharma Inc