HUNTINGTON INGALLS INDUSTRIES, INC. showed marginal outperformance today. It increased by +1.01% to close at 202.64. During the last week it delivered -0.12% and saw a maximum drawdown of -2.17% before bouncing back.
HII is currently in a bearish trend. The current bearish signal has generated a profit of +13.06% for investors in the last three months.
HII has been underperforming the SP500 index in recent time. It showed significant outperformance (compared to the SP500 index) from 4 Jan, 2016 to 21 Feb, 2018. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 8 days, HII outperformed the SP500 index on 54% days.
During the last three months HII delivered profits on 53% days. However, it still managed to end this period in a loss. It's best return during this period (of +4.84%) was on Wednesday, 28 Nov, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of -5.99%) was on Thursday, 8 Nov, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 5 losing days, which started on 8 Oct, 2018 and ended on 12 Oct, 2018. This bearish trend lost -14.07% of investor capital.
The last 12 months saw HII's investors making profits in 5 months and incurring losses in 7 months. HII was less consistent in delivering monthly returs than SP500 index. HII was also a more risky investment than SP500 index as it's worst month in the last year, Oct 2018, returned -15.11% compared to -7.28% returned by SP500 index in Oct 2018. HII had a longer winning streak of losing months than SP500 index. It went down in 4 straight months (from Mar 2018 to Jun 2018) during which period it delivered -16.69%. It is interesting to note that both HII and SP500 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.
Greed is not a financial issue. It's a heart issue.
-- Andy Stanley
HII is currently seeing overall fall in volatility. In comparison, the SP500 index is seeing increase in volatility. During the last three months, there was a significant surge in HII's volatility from 13 Sep, 2018 to 9 Nov, 2018. While there was a significant surge in the SP500 index's volatility from 13 Sep, 2018 to 29 Oct, 2018.
Advanced/professional short-term investors should note that HII has significant positive skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors can expect HII to recover from drawdowns quickly. Which makes HII a good candidate for investing on short-term bullish trends or even counter-trends hoping for a pull-back.
Based on your interest in HII you may find it interesting to know that TWTR is a mid cap that has shown remarkable performance and deserves to be on every investors' watchlist.
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