Data Mining The CCC List: Wrap Up
Company and sector allocation shouldn't be a concern for investors that are just starting out on their investment journey. However, once a portfolio reaches six figures I think allocation needs to start coming into play. Sector allocation shouldn't be the be all and end all of portfolio construction; however, paying some attention to it is part of the portfolio building process. If you don't believe me just ask how investors that were overweight energy over the last year or the financials in 2008/9 feel about it in retrospect.
Each component of the series can be found here.
Part 1 - The Challengers
Part 2 - The Contenders
Part 3 - The Champions
Today I want to wrap things up by looking at the CCC list in its entirety and compare my current portfolio to see if there's any changes that I should/could make in order to optimize my dividend growth portfolio. By applying a few filters to the CCC list we can get a general overview of sector allocation among its members to help with allocation decisions for our own portfolios. I wouldn't recommend that anyone try to reach a target allocation based on the CCC list or any other group of stocks. A portfolio's sector allocation is just one concern of the individual investor and should be tailored to meet their own risk tolerance.
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