72.4 -0.27 (-0.37%) Buy

Search for alternative investments is on for HLT investors as it ranked worse than it's peers

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HILTON WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS INC. ranked among the worst performers today. It lost -0.37% to close at 72.4. It's recent 5 day performance has been -0.26%, -3.61%, +0.59%, -3.62% and +3.22%.

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


HLT has been outperforming the SP500 index in recent time. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 7 days, HLT underperformed the SP500 index on 47% days. Which indicates that on days HLT underperforms the SP500 index, it's performance is marginally worse than on the days it outperforms the SP500 index.

During the last three months HLT was mostly loss making and delivered on average -0.12% per day. It's best return during this period (of +5.84%) was on Thursday, 25 Oct, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of -7.33%) was on Wednesday, 24 Oct, 2018. There was initially a bearish trend during this period which started on 28 Sep, 2018 and went on till 5 Oct, 2018. The trend delivered -9.72% losses to investors. This was followed by a bullish trend that started on 25 Oct, 2018 and ended on 2 Nov, 2018. This bullish trend delivered +13.45% to investors.

HLT had 5 profitable and 7 loss making months over the last year. During the last year, HLT underperformed SP500 index on monthly return basis. HLT was also a more risky investment than SP500 index as it's worst month in the last year, Oct 2018, returned -9.21% compared to -7.28% returned by SP500 index in Oct 2018. HLT had a longer winning streak of losing months than SP500 index. It went down in 3 straight months (from Jun 2018 to Aug 2018) during which period it delivered -4.05%. It is interesting to note that both HLT and SP500 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.

How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.
-- Robert G. Allen

HLT is becoming more volatile overall. In comparison, the SP500 index is seeing a rise in volatility. During the last three months, there was a significant surge in HLT's volatility from 25 Sep, 2018 to 26 Oct, 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 HLT has significant positive skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors can expect HLT to recover from drawdowns quickly. Which makes HLT a good candidate for investing on short-term bullish trends or even counter-trends hoping for a pull-back.

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

Based on your interest in HLT you may find it interesting to know that PFE and V are both large caps that have shown remarkable performance and deserve to be on every investors' watchlist.

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