9.3 +0.05 (+0.54%) Buy

Profit booking on the minds of GENUSPAPER investors as it ranks better than it's peers but, has not managed to breakout

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GENUS P&B LIMITED is looking better than most other alternatives today. It grew by +0.54% to close at 9.3. During the last week it grew by +4.49%.

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Buy-and-Hold investors in GENUSPAPER experienced a maximum drawdown of -19.25% over the last three months. It lost -1.59% during this down trending period. There were both Long and Short signals during this period, while the long signals were marginally more profitable than the short signals.


GENUSPAPER has been outperforming the NIFTY-50 index in recent time. Over the last 3 years and 1 month, GENUSPAPER outperformed the NIFTY-50 index on 44% days. Which indicates that on days GENUSPAPER 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 GENUSPAPER delivered losses on 62% days. However, it still managed to end this period in a profit. It's best return during this period (of +15.12%) was on Monday, 31 Dec, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of -8.45%) was on Tuesday, 30 Oct, 2018. There was initially a bearish trend during this period which started on 20 Nov, 2018 and went on till 27 Nov, 2018. The trend delivered -7.35% losses to investors. This was followed by a bullish trend that started on 28 Nov, 2018 and ended on 3 Dec, 2018. This bullish trend delivered +2.19% to investors.

GENUSPAPER had 5 profitable and 7 loss making months over the last year. During the last year, GENUSPAPER underperformed NIFTY-50 index on monthly return basis. GENUSPAPER was also a more risky investment than NIFTY-50 index as it's worst month in the last year, May 2018, returned -15.35% compared to -6.42% returned by NIFTY-50 index in Sep 2018. GENUSPAPER had a longer winning streak of losing months than NIFTY-50 index. It went down in 3 straight months (from Mar 2018 to May 2018) during which period it delivered -31.07%. It is interesting to note that both GENUSPAPER and NIFTY-50 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.

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GENUSPAPER is becoming less volatile overall. In comparison, the NIFTY-50 index is seeing a fall in volatility. During the last three months, there was a significant surge in GENUSPAPER's volatility from 25 Oct, 2018 to 30 Oct, 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 GENUSPAPER 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.

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

On a general note (since you are interested in GENUSPAPER), three instruments that have performed similar to GENUSPAPER are UCALFUEL, BEL and VADILALIND. They must all be evaluated as alternative investment options and for diversification.

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