HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LTD.

1630.85 +41.43 (+2.54%) Sell

HINDUNILVR investors elated by performance

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HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LTD. outperformed today. It surged by +2.54% to close at 1630.85. It's recent 5 day performance has been -1.9%, -1.57%, -1.07%, +3.71% and -1.46%.

HINDUNILVR is currently in a bearish trend. The current bearish signal has generated a profit of +4.02% for investors in the last three months.

Trend

HINDUNILVR has been underperforming the NIFTY-50 index in recent time. It showed significant outperformance (compared to the NIFTY-50 index) from 25 Oct, 2016 to 16 Jul, 2018. Over the last 2 years and 9 months, HINDUNILVR outperformed the NIFTY-50 index on 53% days.

HINDUNILVR was profitable on 50% days in the last three months. During this time, it delivered on average +0.03% per day. It delivered it's worst daily return of -4.55%, during this period, on Monday, 3 Sep, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 5 profitable days, which started on 29 Jun, 2018 and went on till 5 Jul, 2018. This bullish trend returned +5.24% to investors.

The last 12 months saw HINDUNILVR's investors making profits in 10 months and incurring losses in 2 months. During the last year, HINDUNILVR delivered profits in more months than NIFTY-50 index. HINDUNILVR significantly outperformed NIFTY-50 index in Apr 2018, when it returned +11.77% compared to +6.56% returned by NIFTY-50 index during it's best month in the last one year - Jul 2018. HINDUNILVR had a longer winning streak of profitable months than NIFTY-50 index. It went up in 6 straight months (from Mar 2018 to Aug 2018) during which period it delivered +30.59%. It is interesting to note that both HINDUNILVR and NIFTY-50 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.

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HINDUNILVR is currently seeing overall increase in volatility. In comparison, the NIFTY-50 index is seeing increase in volatility. During the last three months, there was a significant surge in HINDUNILVR's volatility from 26 Jun, 2018 to 25 Sep, 2018. While there was a significant surge in the NIFTY-50 index's volatility from 21 Aug, 2018 to 25 Sep, 2018.

Advanced/professional short-term investors should note that HINDUNILVR 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.

Investors trading in HINDUNILVR derivatives at this moment can consider 'Covered Call' options strategy to receive better risk-adjusted returns.

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

Based on your interest in HINDUNILVR you may find it interesting to know that INFY is a large cap that has shown remarkable performance and deserves to be on every investors' watchlist.

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