KOHLS CORP delivered good returns today. It grew by +0.1% to close at 61.24. During the last week it lost -4.06% and saw a maximum drawdown of -4.42% before bouncing back.
KSS is currently in a down trend. Over the last three months 2 bearish signals have generated a profit of +1.63% for investors.
KSS has been underperforming the SP500 index in recent time, after having outperformed till 12 Nov, 2018. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 10 days, KSS underperformed the SP500 index on 46% days. Which indicates that on days KSS underperforms the SP500 index, it's performance is marginally worse than on the days it outperforms the SP500 index.
During the last three months KSS was mostly loss making and delivered on average -0.38% per day. It's best return during this period (of +3.73%) was on Tuesday, 27 Nov, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of -9.23%) was on Tuesday, 20 Nov, 2018. There was initially a bullish trend during this period which started on 2 Nov, 2018 and went on till 9 Nov, 2018. The bullish trend returned +8.14% to investors. This was followed by a bearish trend that started on 12 Nov, 2018 and ended on 20 Nov, 2018. This bearish trend lost -23.35% of investor capital.
KSS had 6 profitable and 6 loss making months over the last year. During the last year, KSS underperformed SP500 index on monthly return basis. KSS significantly outperformed SP500 index in Jan 2018, when it returned +14.94% compared to +4.75% returned by SP500 index during it's best month in the last one year - Jan 2018. KSS had a shorter streak of profitable months than SP500 index. It only went up in 4 straight months during the last year. It is interesting to note that both KSS and SP500 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.
Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.
-- Jim Rohn
KSS 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 KSS's volatility from 19 Sep, 2018 to 20 Nov, 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 KSS has significant positive skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors can expect KSS to recover from drawdowns quickly. Which makes KSS a good candidate for investing on short-term bullish trends or even counter-trends hoping for a pull-back.
Investors trading in KSS derivatives at this moment can consider 'Covered Call' options strategy to receive better risk-adjusted returns.
On a general note (since you are interested in KSS), TWTR is a mid cap that deserves to be closely tracked for investment opportunities.
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