The Bloomberg US Aggregate Bond Index declined -13.01% in 2022.
Includes Capital One, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, U.S. Bancorp, PNC Financial, BNY Mellon and Fifth Third Bancorp.
Source: company filings and Davis Advisors’ analysis.
Source: company filings and Davis Advisors’ analysis. Earnings adjusted for changes to the allowance for credit losses, intangible amortization and one-time items. Tangible common equity deducts goodwill and other acquisition-related intangible assets, and adjusts for accumulated other comprehensive income related to available-for-sale securities.
Source: company filings.
References to property and casualty insurance (“P&C”) include both primary insurance and reinsurance.
Excluding the 6.4% position in Berkshire Hathaway, which also has a sizeable insurance operation.
Source: Company filings, Bloomberg, and Davis Advisors’ analysis.
E.g., the S&P 500 Index is currently priced at 17.8 times 2023 earnings.
Source: Markel 2021 Annual Report. Over 10-year periods, the range of book value per share compound annual growth rate (CAGR) narrows to 10-17%.
Source: company filings and Davis Advisors’ analysis.
Source: Federal Reserve’s Financial Accounts of the United States as of 9/30/22.
As of 12/31/22.
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The information provided in this material should not be considered a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any particular security. As of 12/31/22, the top ten holdings of Davis Select Financial ETF were: Berkshire Hathaway, 6.97%; Capital One Financial, 6.78%; Chubb, 6.09%; U.S. Bancorp, 5.90%; Markel, 5.80%; Julius Baer Group, 5.59%; JPMorgan Chase, 5.36%; Wells Fargo, 5.13%; Bank of New York Mellon, 5.10%; and DBS Group Holdings, 4.87%.
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We gather our index data from a combination of reputable sources, including, but not limited to, Lipper, Wilshire, and index websites.
The S&P 500 Index is an unmanaged index of 500 selected common stocks, most of which are listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The index is adjusted for dividends, weighted towards stocks with large market capitalizations and represents approximately two-thirds of the total market value of all domestic common stocks. The S&P 500 Financials is a capitalization-weighted index that tracks the companies in the financial sector as a subset of the S&P 500 Index. The Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index is a broad-based flagship benchmark that measures the investment grade, US dollar-denominated, fixed-rate taxable bond market. The index includes Treasuries, government-related and corporate securities, MBS (agency fixed-rate pass-throughs), ABS and CMBS (agency and non-agency).The KBW Nasdaq Bank Index is a benchmark stock index of the banking sector. The index was developed by the investment bank Keefe, Bruyette and Woods, which specializes in the financial sector. It includes a weighting of 24 banking stocks selected as indicators of this industry group. Investments cannot be made directly in an index.
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