WARRIOR MET COAL, INC. significantly underperformed today. It lost -5.0% to close at 23.36. It's recent 5 day performance has been -0.77%, +1.98%, +2.75%, +0.85% and -2.29%.
HCC is currently in a down trend. The current bearish signal has generated a profit of +7.41% for investors in the last three months.
HCC was profitable on 50% days in the last three months. During this time, it delivered on average -0.14% per day. It delivered it's worst daily return of -9.71%, during this period, on Tuesday, 20 Nov, 2018. There was initially a bearish trend during this period which started on 2 Oct, 2018 and went on till 4 Oct, 2018. The trend delivered -4.32% losses to investors. This was followed by a bullish trend that started on 11 Oct, 2018 and ended on 17 Oct, 2018. This bullish trend delivered +12.11% to investors.
HCC had 6 profitable and 6 loss making months over the last year. During the last year, HCC underperformed SP500 index on monthly return basis. HCC was also a more risky investment than SP500 index as it's worst month in the last year, Apr 2018, returned -18.79% compared to -7.28% returned by SP500 index in Oct 2018. HCC had a shorter streak of profitable months than SP500 index. It only went up in 2 straight months during the last year.
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HCC 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 HCC's volatility from 20 Sep, 2018 to 28 Nov, 2018. While there was a significant surge in the SP500 index's volatility from 19 Sep, 2018 to 29 Oct, 2018.
Advanced/professional short-term investors should note that HCC has significant positive skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors can expect HCC to recover from drawdowns quickly. Which makes HCC a good candidate for investing on short-term bullish trends or even counter-trends hoping for a pull-back.
Based on your interest in HCC you may find it interesting to know that HEAR has shown remarkable performance this year and deserves to be on every investors' watchlist.
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