190.7 +1.11 (+0.58%) Buy

Joy for CUB investors as it shows marginal outperformance

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CITY UNION BANK LTD ranked better than it's peers today. It delivered +0.58% to close at 190.7. It's recent 5 day performance has been +1.91%, -1.79%, +0.03%, -0.71% and -0.73%.

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CUB is currently in a bullish trend. The current bullish signal has generated a profit of +11.13% for CUB's investors in the last three months.


CUB has been outperforming the NIFTY-50 index in recent time. It showed significant outperformance (compared to the NIFTY-50 index) from 25 Jan, 2016 to 30 Aug, 2018. Over the last 3 years and 1 month, CUB outperformed the NIFTY-50 index on 49% days. Which indicates that on days CUB outperforms the NIFTY-50 index, it's performance is marginally better than on the days it underperforms the NIFTY-50 index.

During the last three months CUB was mostly profitable and delivered on average +0.18% per day. It's best return during this period (of +4.19%) was on Friday, 21 Dec, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of -3.3%) was on Monday, 24 Dec, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 4 profitable days, which started on 26 Nov, 2018 and went on till 29 Nov, 2018. This bullish trend returned +5.95% to investors.

During the last year CUB had 7 profitable months and 5 loss making months. CUB returned profits in more months than NIFTY-50 index. CUB significantly outperformed NIFTY-50 index in Jul 2018, when it returned +85.97% compared to +6.56% returned by NIFTY-50 index during it's best month in the last one year - Jul 2018. CUB and NIFTY-50 index, both had periods of 2 consecutive profitable months.

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CUB 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 CUB's volatility from 19 Oct, 2018 to 16 Nov, 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 CUB has negative skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors may need to stay invested through long periods of drawdown before expecting a recovery.

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

Based on your interest in CUB you may find it interesting to know that BRITANNIA, ~MKTCAP201TO250 and NIFTY-GS-15YRPLUS have all shown remarkable performance and qualify to be on every investor's watchlist.

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