Shares Portfolio February 2014

Compared to last quarterthe portfolio is up 0.13% while the NSE 20 share index is down by 5.25% since  November 2013.
The Stable
Barclays ↓
Bralirwa (Rwanda) ↓
Centum  (ICDCI) ↑
Diamond Trust ↑
East African Portland Cement ↓
Equity Bank ↓
Kenya Airways  ↓
Kenya Oil ↓
Safaricom ↑
Scangroup ↓
Stanbic (Uganda) ↑
Unga ↑
In: None
Out: None
Increase: Kenya Airways
Decrease: Diamond Trust
Best performer: Centum (up 22% this quarter), then Diamond Trust (14%), Safaricom 6% 
Worst performer: Scangroup (down 15% this quarter), then Kenya Airways  (-14%), KCB (-10%)
Looking Forward To 
– Bank profits & dividends, though it’s going to be a rough year 
– Diamond Trust rights issue.
– More M&A deals that involve listed companies like Centum.
– The downward trend echoes back to 5 years ago  when every share was down, and Diamond Trust was the best performer by only losing 8%. Since then, it is up 229%.