JBM AUTO LIMITED

276.5 -3.36 (-1.21%) Sell

JBMA is a falling knife, continues to bleed every investor trying to catch it

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JBM AUTO LIMITED is a falling knife that can bleed you if you catch it on Wednesday. It returned -1.21% to close at 276.5. On a day when the overall market breadth was 70%, it closed higher than 81% of the market. In comparison, the benchmark NIFTY-50 index closed today at -0.0084%.

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Buy-and-Hold investors in JBMA experienced a maximum drawdown of -12.39% over the last three months. It returned +4.03% during this up trending period. There were both Long and Short signals during this period, while the long signals were significantly more profitable than the short signals.

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JBMA has been underperforming the NIFTY-50 index in recent time, after having outperformed till 18 Sep, 2017. Over the last 3 years and 1 month, JBMA outperformed the NIFTY-50 index on 42% days. Which indicates that on days JBMA 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 JBMA delivered losses on 58% days. However, it still managed to end this period in a profit. It's best return during this period (of +6.85%) was on Monday, 5 Nov, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of -4.88%) was on Wednesday, 14 Nov, 2018. There was initially a bullish trend during this period which started on 29 Oct, 2018 and went on till 5 Nov, 2018. The bullish trend returned +19.67% to investors. This was followed by a bearish trend that started on 7 Jan, 2019 and ended on 14 Jan, 2019. This bearish trend lost -6.76% of investor capital.

On monthly basis, JBMA delivered losses in more months over the last year, than profits. JBMA delivered profits less regularly than NIFTY-50 index. JBMA was also a more risky investment than NIFTY-50 index as it's worst month in the last year, Jun 2018, returned -22.62% compared to -6.42% returned by NIFTY-50 index in Sep 2018. JBMA had a longer winning streak of losing months than NIFTY-50 index. It went down in 5 straight months (from Feb 2018 to Jun 2018) during which period it delivered -55.87%. It is interesting to note that both JBMA and NIFTY-50 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.

I think that stocks have been this tremendous, tremendous equalizer for people in this country. Guys who can't make a lot of money at their jobs have been able to make a lot of money in the stock market.
-- Jim Cramer

JBMA 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 fall in JBMA's volatility from 5 Nov, 2018 to 17 Jan, 2019. 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 JBMA has significant negative skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that JBMA is very risky for short-term investment and can significantly underperform for long durations.

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

On a general note (since you are interested in JBMA), BRITANNIA is a large cap that deserves to be closely tracked for investment opportunities.

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