Diversified Portfolios - Intelligent Investor Growth - 31 May 2017

Intelligent Investor Growth Portfolio May Report
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For most of this financial year, the Intelligent Investor Growth Portfolio has been struggling to keep up with the surging banking sector. But there was a sharp turnaround in May, with the big four banks giving up a whopping 12%, on average, due in large part to the Government’s plan to impose a levy amounting to around 4% of their net profit.

Our Growth Portfolio doesn’t hold any of the big four banks, so it avoided this downdraught and managed to post a gain of 1.0% for the month.

The best performers for the month were Ainsworth Game Technology (up 19%), Flight Centre (up 14%) and Fleetwood (up 9%). The worst performers were Nanosonics (down 11%) and GBST Holdings (down 8%).

Intelligent Investor Growth Portfolio 0.98% 6.53% 4.66% 7.11% 12.41%
ASX All Ordinaries Accumulation Index -2.58% 1.28% 6.88% 10.23% 7.58%
Excess to Benchmark 3.56% 5.25% -2.22% -3.12% 4.83%


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