CVR ENERGY INC ranked among the worst performers on Friday. It delivered -4.02% to close at 35.53. On a day when the overall market breadth was 35%, it closed higher than 73% of the market. In comparison, the benchmark SP500 index closed today at -0.0191%.
CVI showed a bearish trend over the last 3 months. During this period CVI delivered -8.1% and saw a maximum drawdown of -17.37%. There were 2 short signals during this period that returned a cumulative of +3.98% to investors.
CVI has been underperforming the SP500 index in recent time. It showed significant underperformance (compared to the SP500 index) from 11 Jan, 2016 to 9 Aug, 2017. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 10 days, CVI underperformed the SP500 index on 51% days.
During the last three months CVI was mostly loss making and delivered on average -0.09% per day. It's best return during this period (of +13.73%) was on Thursday, 25 Oct, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of -6.39%) was on Wednesday, 24 Oct, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 6 losing days, which started on 4 Oct, 2018 and ended on 11 Oct, 2018. This bearish trend lost -10.19% of investor capital.
The last 12 months saw CVI's investors making profits in 6 months and incurring losses in 6 months. CVI was less consistent in delivering monthly returs than SP500 index. CVI was also a more risky investment than SP500 index as it's worst month in the last year, Feb 2018, returned -17.24% compared to -7.28% returned by SP500 index in Oct 2018. CVI had a shorter streak of profitable months than SP500 index. It only went up in 3 straight months during the last year. It is interesting to note that both CVI and SP500 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.
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CVI 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 CVI's volatility from 18 Sep, 2018 to 26 Oct, 2018. While there was a significant surge in the SP500 index's volatility from 25 Sep, 2018 to 29 Oct, 2018.
Advanced/professional short-term investors should note that CVI has significant negative skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that CVI is very risky for short-term investment and can significantly underperform for long durations.
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