We seek to buy growing, profitable, and well-capitalized businesses at reasonable prices. The habit of relating quality to value is central to the WCA equity investing process.
A comprehensive suite of asset allocation portfolios focused on matching investment objectives with risk tolerance. Both passive and active strategies are offered.
This portfolio seeks to generate a stream of income from a portfolio of 30 investment-grade corporate bonds. The portfolio is constructed as a “ladder” with maturities spanning 10 years.
Full Report WHAT ’S DRIVING GROWTH? Asset Allocation Update Fourth Quarter, 2015 From 1980 to 2007, the economy grew near a robust 3-3.5% trend growth rate throughout the 27-year period. The period began with the Dow at 840 and ended 2007 with the Dow over 13,000. Recessions were of the normal variety, with business slumps followed by robust recoveries and expansions. Technology, an expanding workforce, a pervasive spirit of entrepreneurial risk-taking, freer trade, lesser regulation, and reduced tax burdens all fostered growth. This 27-Year Period Saw: 1. GDP grow to $15 trillion from $6.5 trillion, 2. Household net worth grow to $67 trillion from $10…
We believe companies with a history of increasing dividends provide a good starting place in a search for fundamentally strong and growing companies. Importantly, steady dividend growth often follows consistent profitability and shareholder-focused management. A dividend growth perspective looks beyond today’s yield and considers other factors, such as quality, growth, risk, and value. A track record of dividend increases can be viewed as a tangible signal by a company’s management that they are both willing and able to boost a payment to shareholders. This commitment suggests quality fundamentals currently and an expectation of continued improvement into the future. Full report