
Out of sample performance summary of our models for the past 1, 2, 4 and 13 week periods. The active active return indicates how the models over or underperformed the benchmark ETF SPY. Also the YTD, and the 1, 3, 5 and 10year annualized returns are shown in the second table 

iMFlipSaver 60:40  20:80 – 2017: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.6%, and for the last 12 months is 16.0%. Over the same period the benchmark E60B40 performance was 0.5% and 21.4% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of iMFlipSaver 80:20  20:80 gained 0.72% at a time when SPY gained 0.59%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 7/16/2015 would have grown to $130,240 which includes $552 cash and excludes $1,278 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMFlipSaver 70:30  20:80 – 2017: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.6%, and for the last 12 months is 16.7%. Over the same period the benchmark E60B40 performance was 0.5% and 21.4% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of iMFlipSaver 70:30  20:80 gained 0.74% at a time when SPY gained 0.59%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 7/15/2015 would have grown to $133,384 which includes $466 cash and excludes $1,408 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMFlipSaver 80:20  20:80 – 2017: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.6%, and for the last 12 months is 17.4%. Over the same period the benchmark E60B40 performance was 0.5% and 21.4% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of iMFlipSaver 80:20  20:80 gained 0.76% at a time when SPY gained 0.59%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 1/2/2017 would have grown to $136,526 which includes $517 cash and excludes $1,531 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMBest(SPYSH).R1: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.6%, and for the last 12 months is 17.4%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of Best(SPYSH) gained 0.80% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 1/2/2009 would have grown to $712,717 which includes $1,556 cash and excludes $22,629 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMCombo3.R1: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.2%, and for the last 12 months is 14.2%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of iMCombo3.R1 gained 0.29% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 2/3/2014 would have grown to $177,426 which includes $5,314 cash and excludes $5,516 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMCombo5: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.9%, and for the last 12 months is 21.7%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of iMCombo5 gained 0.92% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 2/22/2016 would have grown to $155,403 which includes $2,732 cash and excludes $0 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMBest10(VDIGX)Trader: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.6%, and for the last 12 months is 34.4%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Since inception, on 7/1/2014, the model gained 146.17% while the benchmark SPY gained 84.25% and VDIGX gained 85.32% over the same period. Over the previous week the market value of iMBest10(VDIGX) gained 0.69% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 7/1/2014 would have grown to $246,174 which includes $1,120 cash and excludes $2,727 spent on fees and slippage. 

iM 6Stock Capital Strength Portfolio: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.4%, and for the last 12 months is 17.9%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of the iM 6Stock Capital Strength Portfolio gained 0.29% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 10/28/2016 would have grown to $178,353 which includes $2,487 cash and excludes $1,118 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMBest12(USMV)Trader: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.2%, and for the last 12 months is 36.7%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Since inception, on 6/30/2014, the model gained 135.36% while the benchmark SPY gained 84.25% and the ETF USMV gained 97.49% over the same period. Over the previous week the market value of iMBest12(USMV)Trader gained 0.56% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 6/30/2014 would have grown to $235,362 which includes $713 cash and excludes $6,052 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMMin Volatility(USMV) Investor (Tax Efficient): The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.6%, and for the last 12 months is 27.0%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Since inception, on 1/3/2013, the model gained 266.58% while the benchmark SPY gained 154.34% and the ETF USMV gained 156.41% over the same period. Over the previous week the market value of iMBest12(USMV)Q1 gained 0.79% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 1/3/2013 would have grown to $366,579 which includes $741 cash and excludes $2,394 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMBond Market Trader (HighYield Bond or 10yr Treasury Bond): The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.2%, and for the last 12 months is 13.9%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of the iMBond Market Trader (HighYield Bond or 10yr Treasury Bond) gained 0.31% at a time when BND gained 0.26%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 10/30/2016 would have grown to $149,441 which includes $5,460 cash and excludes $1,985 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMBest(Short): The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 1.1%, and for the last 12 months is 8.3%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of iMBest(Short) gained 1.06% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. Over the period 1/2/2009 to 1/6/2020 the starting capital of $100,000 would have grown to $79,580 which includes $79,580 cash and excludes $27,010 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMBest2 MCScore ETF System: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.3%, and for the last 12 months is 17.7%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of the iMBest2 MCScore ETF System gained 0.10% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 6/30/2016 would have grown to $125,411 which includes $97 cash and excludes $675 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMBest4 MCScore Vanguard System: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.6%, and for the last 12 months is 18.9%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of the iMBest4 MCScore Vanguard System gained 0.28% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 6/30/2016 would have grown to $128,952 which includes $271 cash and excludes $00 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMComposite (SHRSP) Timer: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.1%, and for the last 12 months is 25.8%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of the iMComposite (SHRSP) Timer gained 0.21% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 6/30/2016 would have grown to $153,146 which includes $6,988 cash and excludes $513 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMComposite (SPYIEF) Timer: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.5%, and for the last 12 months is 16.1%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of the iMComposite (SPYIEF) Timer gained 0.78% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 6/30/2016 would have grown to $164,250 which includes $2,753 cash and excludes $3,393 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMVIX Timer with ZIV: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 1.3%, and for the last 12 months is 1.6%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of the iMVIX Timer with ZIV gained 1.58% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 6/30/2016 would have grown to $188,150 which includes $817 cash and excludes $7,434 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMComposite(GoldStocksBond) Timer: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.0%, and for the last 12 months is 18.4%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of the iMComposite(GoldStocksBond) Timer gained 0.02% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 6/30/2016 would have grown to $130,236 which includes $243 cash and excludes $4,375 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMLow Turnover Composite Timer Combo: The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.5%, and for the last 12 months is 15.3%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of the iMLow Turnover Composite Timer Combo gained 0.32% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 3/24/27 would have grown to $112,055 which includes $649 cash and excludes $1,612 spent on fees and slippage. 

iM5ETF Trader (includes leveraged ETFs): The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.2%, and for the last 12 months is 13.9%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of the iM5ETF Trader (includes leveraged ETFs) gained 0.51% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 10/30/2016 would have grown to $157,654 which includes $1,489 cash and excludes $3,569 spent on fees and slippage. 

iMStandard 5ETF Trader (excludes leveraged ETFs): The model’s out of sample performance YTD is 0.3%, and for the last 12 months is 15.9%. Over the same period the benchmark SPY performance was 0.6% and 30.7% respectively. Over the previous week the market value of the iMStandard 5ETF Trader (excludes leveraged ETFs) gained 0.58% at a time when SPY gained 0.80%. A starting capital of $100,000 at inception on 10/30/2016 would have grown to $136,215 which includes $1,417 cash and excludes $3,330 spent on fees and slippage. 
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