An aggressive portfolio is typically a stock portfolio with a high percentage of more speculative or high-growth stocks. Aggressive portfolios hold investments that are more volatile than value or blue chip investments.
Some investors feel it’s necessary to separate aggressive investments into a separate investment portfolio. They find it is easier to keep track of these types of investments when they are separated.
While we don’t think it’s a bad idea, we’ve often said that we think limiting aggressive portfolio holdings to, say, 30% of your overall portfolio is also a good idea.
Aggressive stocks expose you to a greater risk of loss, and that’s why we recommend limiting your aggressive holdings to a small percentage of your overall portfolio. That number can vary. Ultimately, though, the percentage of your portfolio that you should hold in either conservative or aggressive investments depends on your personal circumstances and risk tolerance. An investor with a longer time horizon, or without the need for current income from a portfolio, could invest more money in aggressive stocks. But we think 30% is a good rule of thumb.
Having a more aggressive portfolio may suit your investment style. However, at TSI Network we feel that most investors should have a blend of value and aggressive stocks in their portfolios. We also recommend using our three-part Successful Investor philosophy:
Invest mainly in well-established companies;
Spread your money out across most if not all of the five main economic sectors (Manufacturing & Industry; Resources & Commodities; the Consumer sector; Finance; Utilities);
Downplay or avoid stocks in the broker/media limelight.
We think that small caps should not make up the bulk of your diversified portfolio—but you can benefit from making the best Canadian small cap stocks a smaller part of your holdings.
We generally feel that most investors should hold the bulk of their investment portfolios… Read More
The Successful Investor is highlighting three stocks as your top picks for new buying in 2022. One is from the newsletter’s Conservative portfolio, the second from its Aggressive portfolio and the third from its Income portfolio.
All three stocks performed well in 2020 and 2021 despite COVID-19… Read More
The shares of CGI, Canada’s largest provider of computer outsourcing services, have dropped about 30% in the past month due to the COVID-19 outbreak. That in part reflects the pandemic’s role in limiting visits by the company’s representatives to both existing and prospective clients.
However, the… Read More
To protect investor value, in the past few years Transcontinental has shifted its focus to packaging and away from its cyclical commercial printing business. That cuts your risk. In fact, the company is so confident about that move and its future it has just raised… Read More
ANDREW PELLER LTD. (A shares) is still a buy. The company (Toronto symbols ADW.A $7.98 and ADW.B $8.00; Income Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 44.2 million; Market cap: $352.7 million; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.9; Dividend yield: 1.8%; www.andrewpeller.com) is Canada’s second-largest wine producer, after Arterra Wines.
In its fiscal 2020 third quarter, ended… Read More
We’re promoting four stocks from our Power Growth Investor newsletter to our Successful Investor Aggressive Growth Portfolio. The move reflects their now-large market caps and their established dividend histories. That means they now warrant your consideration.
While they remain riskier than many of our TSI recommendations, these four are leaders… Read More
Stocks from our Aggressive Portfolio tend to produce outsized gains for investors—like your 21% return from the first stock just below. Still, aggressive investments can also lose you money. That’s why we recommend limiting these holdings to no more than 30% of your portfolio.
Here are… Read More
You can cut your aggressive investing risk by applying these five key investing tips.
Aggressive investing stock picks can give you bigger gains than conservative selections. But they can also give you bigger losses. Aggressive stocks are only suitable for investors who can accept substantial risk… Read More
Finding good penny stocks involves looking for many key factors, including experienced management and solid balance sheets
A penny stock in general trades for under five dollars a share, and as the name implies, sometimes for pennies. Most of the time they’re young companies, or start-ups… Read More
Investors who want to make penny stocks part of their portfolio must recognize that good penny stocks to buy are difficult to find and are never a sure bet for growth-stock investors. However, here are some tips on finding the few good ones out there.
Penny… Read More
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