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PIONDIST continues it's uptrend, although on a weaker note

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PIONDIST managed to marginally outperform the broader market today. On a longer term basis, investors in PIONEER DIST LTD made +0.26% per day. Wednesday's performance of +0.6% was a significant outperformance compared to it's daily average.

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PIONDIST showed a up trend over the last 3 months. During this period PIONDIST gained +6.11% and saw a maximum drawdown of -13.23%. It has been unusually choppy during this period. Long term investors are better off avoiding investing in PIONDIST till volatility reduces and a clear trend emerges.


PIONDIST has been underperforming the NIFTY-50 index in recent time, after having outperformed till 4 Jan, 2016. Over the last 3 years and 1 month, PIONDIST underperformed the NIFTY-50 index on 57% days.

PIONDIST returned losses on 59% days in the last three months. During this time, it delivered on average +0.12% per day. It delivered it's best daily return of +9.99%, during this period, on Wednesday, 19 Dec, 2018. There was initially a bullish trend during this period which started on 30 Nov, 2018 and went on till 5 Dec, 2018. The bullish trend returned +13.37% to investors. This was followed by a bearish trend that started on 31 Dec, 2018 and ended on 7 Jan, 2019. This bearish trend lost -5.69% of investor capital.

PIONDIST had 3 profitable and 9 loss making months over the last year. During the last year, PIONDIST underperformed NIFTY-50 index on monthly return basis. PIONDIST significantly outperformed NIFTY-50 index in Apr 2018, when it returned +97.4% compared to +6.56% returned by NIFTY-50 index during it's best month in the last one year - Jul 2018. PIONDIST had a longer winning streak of losing months than NIFTY-50 index. It went down in 5 straight months (from May 2018 to Sep 2018) during which period it delivered -68.59%. It is interesting to note that both PIONDIST and NIFTY-50 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.

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PIONDIST 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 PIONDIST's volatility from 24 Oct, 2018 to 21 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 PIONDIST has significant negative skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that PIONDIST is very risky for short-term investment and can significantly underperform for long durations.

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

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

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