ACI WORLDWIDE, INC.

27.47 +0.28 (+1.03%) Buy

ACIW continues to mint money for it's investors

13 min read

ACI WORLDWIDE, INC. ranked among the best performers today. It delivered +1.03% to close at 27.47. It's recent 5 day performance has been +0.11%, -4.13%, +0.28%, -4.04% and +1.94%.

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ACIW is currently in a bullish trend. The previous long signal in ACIW has not been profitable for investors in general. If you are invested in ACIW at current levels please make sure that your allocation is limited and that your portfolio is well diversified.

Trend

ACIW has been outperforming the SP500 index in recent time. It showed significant outperformance (compared to the SP500 index) from 26 Jan, 2018 to 9 Nov, 2018. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 7 days, ACIW outperformed the SP500 index on 51% days.

During the last three months ACIW was mostly loss making and delivered on average -0.03% per day. It's best return during this period (of +11.5%) was on Thursday, 8 Nov, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of -5.22%) was on Monday, 19 Nov, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 5 losing days, which started on 26 Sep, 2018 and ended on 2 Oct, 2018. This bearish trend lost -6.57% of investor capital.

During the last year ACIW had 9 profitable months and 3 loss making months. ACIW returned profits in more months than SP500 index. ACIW significantly outperformed SP500 index in Nov 2018, when it returned +15.11% compared to +4.75% returned by SP500 index during it's best month in the last one year - Jan 2018. ACIW had a longer winning streak of profitable months than SP500 index. It went up in 8 straight months (from Jan 2018 to Aug 2018) during which period it delivered +23.89%. It is interesting to note that both ACIW and SP500 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.

It is time for us to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever, the one who recognizes the challenge and does something about it.
-- Vince Lombardi

ACIW is currently seeing overall increase in volatility. In comparison, the SP500 index is seeing increase in volatility. During the last three months, there was a significant surge in ACIW's volatility from 28 Sep, 2018 to 19 Nov, 2018. While there was a significant surge in the SP500 index's volatility from 14 Sep, 2018 to 29 Oct, 2018.

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

SP500 index has more chance of extreme outcomes than ACIW. Therefore, SP500 must receive a lower allocation than ACIW in your portfolio. SP500 index usually has shorter drawdown period than ACIW.

On a general note (since you are interested in ACIW), DLPH has performed really well and deserves to be closely tracked for investment opportunities.

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