Investment Returns

Investment returns are based on the total assets in our investment account, which are managed by DME Advisors, LP and include the majority of our equity capital and collected premiums.

Our investment advisor and its affiliates manage and expect to manage other client accounts besides ours, some of which have objectives similar to ours. To comply with Regulation FD, our investment returns (net of fees and expenses) are as follows:(1)

Net Monthly Returns:

December 2016: 1.4%

Net Quarterly Returns:

 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
1st..........      2.5%    (1.8)%   (0.7)%     5.8%  6.5%
2nd.........    (3.4)    (1.5)   8.1    2.0  
3rd..........     3.1   (14.2) (3.7)  4.0 8.8
4th..........   5.0   (4.0) 5.3   6.6 (4.4) 
Full Year   7.2
8.7 19.6 7.1 

Prior Years' Returns

(1) Investment returns are calculated monthly and compounded to calculate the quarterly and annual returns. Actual investment income may vary depending on cash flows into or out of the investment account. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.

As of 31-December-2016, the largest disclosed long positions in our investment portfolio are AerCap, Apple, Bayer, CONSOL Energy, General Motors and gold.  DME Advisors, LP discloses to us all investments, but may choose not to disclose certain positions to investors in their affiliated funds, in order to protect its investment strategy.  Therefore, on our website we present the relevant largest long positions as disclosed by DME Advisors or its affiliates.  

As of 31-December-2016 our investment portfolio is approximately 99% long and 73% short.  All exposure information is calculated on a delta adjusted basis and excludes credit default swaps, interest rate swaps, sovereign debt, currencies, commodities, volatility indexes and derivatives on any of these instruments.

The foregoing investment returns are interim and unaudited, and are provided for informational purposes only and are not intended to be used for investment purposes. Neither we nor our data or content providers guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any financial results or other data displayed, nor shall any such party be liable in any way to the reader or any other person, firm or corporation whatsoever for any delays, inaccuracies, errors in, or omission of any such information or data or the transmission thereof, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon or for any damages arising therefrom or occasioned thereby or by reason of nonperformance or interruption, or termination, of the investment results for any cause whatsoever.