MIDDLEBY CORP outperformed today. It surged by +1.06% to close at 110.3. It's recent 5 day performance has been -0.23%, +0.28%, -0.26%, -2.36% and +0.11%.
MIDD is currently in a bearish trend. Over the last three months 2 bearish signals have generated a profit of +6.04% for investors.
MIDD has been underperforming the SP500 index in recent time. It showed significant underperformance (compared to the SP500 index) from 7 Dec, 2016 to 25 Jul, 2018. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 9 days, MIDD underperformed the SP500 index on 48% days. Which indicates that on days MIDD underperforms the SP500 index, it's performance is marginally worse than on the days it outperforms the SP500 index.
MIDD was profitable on 50% days in the last three months. During this time, it delivered on average -0.2% per day. It delivered it's worst daily return of -6.2%, during this period, on Tuesday, 4 Dec, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 5 losing days, which started on 18 Oct, 2018 and ended on 24 Oct, 2018. This bearish trend lost -5.94% of investor capital.
During the last year MIDD had 7 profitable months and 5 loss making months. MIDD returned profits in fewer months than SP500 index. MIDD was also a more risky investment than SP500 index as it's worst month in the last year, May 2018, returned -20.84% compared to -7.28% returned by SP500 index in Oct 2018. MIDD 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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MIDD 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 MIDD's volatility from 14 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 MIDD has negative skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors may need to stay invested through long periods of drawdown before expecting a recovery.
On a general note (since you are interested in MIDD), CSCO is a large cap that deserves to be closely tracked for investment opportunities.
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