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Looking to invest in ARCHIDPLY? Look for alternatives because it delivered lacklustre performance

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ARCHIDPLY is a falling knife that can bleed you if you catch it today. On a longer term basis, investors in ARCHIDPLY IND. LTD made +0.17% per day. Friday's performance of -1.76% was a underperformance compared to it's daily average.

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ARCHIDPLY showed a bearish trend over the last 3 months. During this period ARCHIDPLY fell by -5.96% and saw a maximum drawdown of -21.75%. It has been unusually choppy during this period. Long term investors are better off avoiding investing in ARCHIDPLY till volatility reduces and a clear trend emerges.


ARCHIDPLY has been underperforming the NIFTY-50 index in recent time. It showed significant underperformance (compared to the NIFTY-50 index) from 15 Jan, 2018 to 28 Sep, 2018. Over the last 3 years and 1 month, ARCHIDPLY underperformed the NIFTY-50 index on 57% days.

ARCHIDPLY returned losses on 59% days in the last three months. During this time, it delivered on average -0.06% per day. It delivered it's best daily return of +8.37%, during this period, on Monday, 7 Jan, 2019. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 5 losing days, which started on 12 Nov, 2018 and ended on 16 Nov, 2018. This bearish trend lost -14.88% of investor capital.

During the last year ARCHIDPLY had 4 profitable months and 8 loss making months. ARCHIDPLY returned profits in fewer months than NIFTY-50 index. ARCHIDPLY was also a more risky investment than NIFTY-50 index as it's worst month in the last year, Sep 2018, returned -34.6% compared to -6.42% returned by NIFTY-50 index in Sep 2018. ARCHIDPLY and NIFTY-50 index, both had periods of 2 consecutive losing months. It is interesting to note that both ARCHIDPLY and NIFTY-50 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.

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ARCHIDPLY is currently seeing overall fall in volatility. In comparison, the NIFTY-50 index is seeing decrease in volatility. During the last three months, there was a significant fall in ARCHIDPLY's volatility from 22 Oct, 2018 to 7 Dec, 2018. While there was a significant fall in the NIFTY-50 index's volatility from 31 Oct, 2018 to 5 Dec, 2018.

Advanced/professional short-term investors should note that ARCHIDPLY has significant negative skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that ARCHIDPLY is very risky for short-term investment and can significantly underperform for long durations.

NIFTY-50 index has more chance of extreme outcomes than ARCHIDPLY. Therefore, NIFTY-50 must receive a lower allocation than ARCHIDPLY in your portfolio. NIFTY-50 index usually has shorter drawdown period than ARCHIDPLY.

Based on your interest in ARCHIDPLY you may find it interesting to know that SRIPIPES and ~HOMEAPPLIANCES are highly volatile and therefore risky. Investors should consider limiting their exposure to these instruments (because of their volatile nature).

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