I have put out a weekly newsletter on Sunday evenings for the past 17 months with mentions on stocks I like. It includes entry points, stop loss levels, and objectives.
Here are the results of all my newsletter mentions for the last 17 months.
17-month totals: Total amount of mentions = 273 Total amount of different stocks traded = 135 Total amount of profitable mentions = 121 Total amount of losing mentions = 152 Total amount of months showing profit = 14 Total amount of months showing loss = 3 Percentage of mentions profitable = 44% Total mentions on the long side = 127 Total mentions on the short side = 146 Total amount gained on profitable mentions, per 100 shares = $30,671 Total amount lost on losing mentions, per 100 shares = $12585 Total amount generated in commissions per 100 shares per mention = $4193
End result of all mentions for last 17 months = Profit of $13893, per 100 shares of each mention