Chuck Akre

EXTRAORDINARY COMPOUNDING COMPANIES

November 8, 2019

We are always on the lookout for the exceptional on WEALTHTRACK. It’s not easy to find among actively managed mutual fund managers. Only 23% of actively managed funds in all major categories, including stocks, bonds, and real estate outperformed their passive index fund rivals over the last ten years. And only about 8% of U.S. large-cap funds outperformed passive, the smallest margin among all active fund categories winners. No wonder that active U.S. stock funds are experiencing substantial outflows and passive stock funds are gaining assets. In a historic shift, passive assets in U.S. equity funds recently surpassed those in actively managed ones for the first time ever.

This week’s guests are bucking all of those trends. They are active managers in primarily large-cap U.S. stocks. They have been beating the market and peers by substantial margins over the last decade and they are attracting more assets.
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CHUCK AKRE: RULES TO LIVE BY

May 16, 2014

Independence of thought and constant inquiry are hallmarks of most Great Investors. Chuck Akre is no exception. He shares his personal and professional rules to live by and why where he lives is a key contributor to his outstanding track record. Continue Reading »

CHUCK AKRE: COMPOUNDING MACHINE

May 16, 2014

Great Investor Chuck Akre explains how he finds “compounding machines” – companies that produce high rates of returns for shareholders. Chuck says these companies are few and far between, but once he finds them, he holds on to them. The Akre Focus Fund is rated 5-star by Morningstar and has delivered nearly 19% annualized returns since its inception. Continue Reading »

CHUCK AKRE: COMPOUNDING MACHINES TRANSCRIPT

May 16, 2014

CEO and chief investment officer of Akre Capital Management, Great Investor Chuck Akre, explains how he finds “compounding machines” and why he invests for the long haul.

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