Skip to main content

How Wittenberg U.'s Portfolio Makes the Grade

How has the student-run WittInvest fund returned over 50% since 2000? Here's a look.
  • Author:
  • Publish date:

How did your stock portfolio do over the last eight years?

In "

Wittenberg University's Wall Street Connection

," MainStreet goes behind the scenes of WittInvest, a student-run fund that has seen its portfolio's value grow by more 50%, since its inception in 2000.

So what are these college stock-pickers bullish on now? Here's a look.

From the MainStreet article:

WittInvest currently owns shares of

General Electric


and consumer goods company

Proctor & Gamble


. Why? The large international market was a major draw for investing in these two companies, says Dale Williams, 23, a four-year member of the club. "We believed they would continue to be successful even if the U.S. fell on tougher times," says Williams. Overall, large-cap companies are attractive because "students have a better awareness of these, and it stimulates more interest in their selection," says Lowell Stockstill, a Business Law professor at Wittenberg University, who advises the group.

Image placeholder title

Read the full article on MainStreet.

Image placeholder title

Plus: Are you a student, alumnus, or friend of Wittenberg University? Join the discussion and debate at

. To connect with other Wittenberg University fans and weigh in on the investing club's decisions,

click here


This article was written by a staff member of