However, in the battle of growth vs. value, growth stocks were the clear winner over the past decade. Tech names like the FANG/FAAMNG group captivated investors and drove the bull market over the last decade. Buffett has generally refused to invest in tech stocks, though he broke that rule for Apple, and missed out on the FANG rally. As the chart below shows, growth stocks significantly outperformed their value peers over the last decade.
In general, you have to account for dividends one way or another as they are part of your total return. So either count them as reinvestments into the base asset, or count them as cash and put a reasonable interest rate to derive a proper calculation of total return.
I sold a few more of my January 2020 calls today. They were purchased back in 2017 and early 2018. I sure wish they had some 2021s or later available at the time!
You join at a most auspicious time, with AAPL setting All Time High share prices with stunning regularity.
Please do introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your involvement with Apple/AAPL. If you have been monitoring the forum, then you already know that there is a broad spectrum of participants from freewheeling traders to determinedly faithful longs. You would also know that personal attacks and solely political posts are not welcome.
mercel: It's been a long strange trip - good to see you're still around (and in AAPL -my assumption).
May 10, 2019 12:48:32 GMT -5
Zeke: Long time no see. Nice to see familiar names still here.
Mar 25, 2019 14:42:52 GMT -5
sponge: Regarding the future of VR, I think it will be huge. I was a gamer when I was in college. But as an adult I lost interest. Last fall I flew up to visit my son at college and check out his new Vive set up. After playing with it for the weekend, I was
Apr 29, 2018 15:25:17 GMT -5
galleybob: thanks for your answer. I will copy and send to her
Nov 7, 2017 15:32:18 GMT -5
rickag: So since Jan 28th 2015 AAPL is up from 117.27 to 157.21
Aug 21, 2017 20:09:43 GMT -5
artman1033: VXAPL = 29.21 AAPL = $117.27 AFTER EARNINGS
Jan 28, 2015 14:54:46 GMT -5
artman1033: VXAPL = 44.94 AAPL = $110.39 BEFORE EARNINGS
Jan 27, 2015 11:12:53 GMT -5