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Current Stocks in this Portfolio:
SecurityCurrent VFS PredictionCurrent PriceMTD Price ChangeYTD Price ChangeCurrent VFS Rating
Paccar (PCAR) 62.51-0.71 %-1.24 %10
Disney (DIS) 104.36-3.32 %0.88 %10
Ultra Clean Holdings Inc. (UCTT) 20.64-9.63 %112.78 %10
Costco (COST) 157.13-12.91 %-1.86 %7 (AMZN) 1,003.740.92 %33.86 %6
Flir Systems (FLIR) 35.03-7.55 %-3.21 %6
TripAdvisor (TRIP) 36.96-4.02 %-20.29 %6
General Electric (GE) 27.571.57 %-11.23 %5
NIKE Inc (NKE) 52.850.08 %4.68 %5
Starbucks (SBUX) 59.81-5.97 %7.73 %5
Zillow Inc. (ZG) 50.6915.49 %39.07 %5
Alphabet (GOOGL) 986.09-0.10 %24.44 %5
Flexsteel Industries Inc. (FLXS) 53.305.63 %-12.92 %5
F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV) 129.991.45 %-10.18 %4
First Solar Inc. (FSLR) 39.743.19 %23.84 %4
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)Underperform383.4512.45 %79.44 %3
Rocky Brands Inc. (RCKY) 12.70-10.88 %9.96 %3
Fitbit Inc (FIT)Underperform5.16-1.34 %-29.51 %2
8Point3 Energy Partners (CAFD)Underperform14.627.18 %14.55 %1
Portfolio Return:  -0.45 %13.05 % 
S&P 500 Return:0.70 %8.77 %

Puget Investor Blog
Stock Updates – Nordstrom and Hooker Furniture Dropped (6/14/2017)

I have been doing some portfolio pruning of late, and have decided to drop two stocks from the Puget Investor Portfolio. Nordstrom (JWN) has been a long time holding that I finally decided to drop altogether.  Last year I wrote about my concerns about Nordstrom, and why I unloaded most of my holdings.  The thesis […]

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Apple is becoming the next Microsoft (3/19/2017)

Back in July 2015 I wrote a post about how Apple looks like the next Microsoft.   I think the last year and a half as proved my theory to be on track, and I am seeing more and more articles in agreement. The latest comparison?  In the early 2000’s, Microsoft was the leader in smartphones […]

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The Snap IPO (3/3/2017)

Snap (SNAP), best known for it’s SnapChat app, is the latest tech IPO, the largest since 2014.  I have never used the app, don’t really follow the company,  and for the most part feel like most people that this is way overvalued and may end up with the same painful stock price route of GoPro. […]

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The Twitter Conundrum (2/9/2017)

I am a fan of Twitter the product – I think it provides a unique niche for news and events in a time where more people are getting engaged in social networks.  However, this week I finally threw in the towel and closed out my position just barely breaking even. Why? I am reminded of […]

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A Case For Top Down Investing (11/30/2016)

I typically have been a bottom up investor- look for companies I think are undervalued, and invest in the hope that others will see the bargain out there and raise the price.  This is called ‘Bottom up Investing‘, focusing on the individual market vs the stock sector or the asset class. However, the market action […]

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