The 2018 Buy List

Here are the 25 stocks for the 2018 Buy List. It’s locked and sealed and I can’t make any changes for 12 months.

For tracking purposes, I assume the Buy List is a $1 million portfolio that’s equally divided among 25 stocks. Below are all 25 positions with the amount of shares for each and the closing price for 2017. Whenever I discuss how the Buy List is doing, the list below is what I’m referring to.

Company Ticker Price Shares Balance
AFLAC AFL $87.78 455.6847 $40,000.00
Alliance Data Systems ADS $253.48 157.8034 $40,000.00
Becton, Dickinson BDX $214.06 186.8635 $40,000.00
Carriage Services CSV $25.71 1,555.8149 $40,000.00
Cerner CERN $67.39 593.5599 $40,000.00
Check Point Software CHKP $103.62 386.0259 $40,000.00
Church & Dwight CHD $50.17 797.2892 $40,000.00
Cognizant Technology Solutions CTSH $71.02 563.2216 $40,000.00
Continental Building Products CBPX $28.15 1,420.9591 $40,000.00
Danaher DHR $92.82 430.9416 $40,000.00
FactSet Research Systems FDS $192.76 207.5119 $40,000.00
Fiserv FISV $131.13 305.0408 $40,000.00
Hormel Foods HRL $36.39 1,099.2031 $40,000.00
Ingredion INGR $139.80 286.1230 $40,000.00
Intercontinental Exchange ICE $70.56 566.8934 $40,000.00
JM Smucker SJM $124.24 321.9575 $40,000.00
Moody’s MCO $147.61 270.9844 $40,000.00
Ross Stores ROST $80.25 498.4424 $40,000.00
RPM International RPM $52.42 763.0675 $40,000.00
Sherwin-Williams SHW $410.04 97.5515 $40,000.00
Signature Bank SBNY $137.26 291.4177 $40,000.00
Snap-on SNA $174.30 229.4894 $40,000.00
Stryker SYK $154.84 258.3312 $40,000.00
Torchmark TMK $90.71 440.9657 $40,000.00
Wabtec WAB $81.43 491.2195 $40,000.00
Total $1,000,000.00

Posted by on December 31st, 2017 at 6:17 pm


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