GROUPON, INC. was among the worst performers on Tuesday. It returned -0.33% to close at 3.06. It is currently trading -45% below it's 52 week high of 5.58.
GRPN is currently in a up trend. The current bullish signal has generated a profit of +0.33% for GRPN's investors in the last three months.
During the last three months GRPN was mostly loss making and delivered on average -0.31% per day. It's best return during this period (of +6.34%) was on Thursday, 11 Oct, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of -10.58%) was on Wednesday, 7 Nov, 2018. There was initially a bearish trend during this period which started on 20 Sep, 2018 and went on till 26 Sep, 2018. The trend delivered -7.5% losses to investors. This was followed by a bullish trend that started on 27 Sep, 2018 and ended on 1 Oct, 2018. This bullish trend delivered +5.09% to investors.
On monthly basis, GRPN delivered losses in more months over the last year, than profits. GRPN delivered profits less regularly than SP500 index. GRPN was also a more risky investment than SP500 index as it's worst month in the last year, Feb 2018, returned -19.09% compared to -7.28% returned by SP500 index in Oct 2018. GRPN had a longer winning streak of losing months than SP500 index. It went down in 5 straight months (from Aug 2018 to Dec 2018) during which period it delivered -42.42%. It is interesting to note that both GRPN and SP500 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.
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GRPN is becoming less volatile overall. In comparison, the SP500 index is seeing a rise in volatility. During the last three months, there was a significant surge in GRPN's volatility from 27 Sep, 2018 to 7 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 GRPN has significant negative skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that GRPN is very risky for short-term investment and can significantly underperform for long durations.
Investors trading in GRPN derivatives at this moment can consider 'Long Strangle' options strategy to receive better risk-adjusted returns.
Based on your interest in GRPN you may find it interesting to know that IX and ICPT are highly volatile and therefore risky. Investors should consider limiting their exposure to these instruments (because of their volatile nature).
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