21.29 -0.44 (-2.07%) Sell

MTDR investors dump it

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MATADOR RESOURCES CO ranked among the worst performers on Friday. It fell by -2.07% to close at 21.29 which is it's 52 week low, down -37% from it's 52 week high.

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MTDR is currently in a bearish trend. Over the last three months 4 bearish signals have generated a profit of +12.64% for investors.


MTDR has been underperforming the SP500 index in recent time. It showed significant outperformance (compared to the SP500 index) from 19 Jan, 2016 to 25 Apr, 2018. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 3 days, MTDR underperformed the SP500 index on 49% days. Which indicates that on days MTDR underperforms the SP500 index, it's performance is marginally worse than on the days it outperforms the SP500 index.

MTDR returned losses on 56% days in the last three months. During this time, it delivered on average -0.53% per day. It delivered it's worst daily return of -6.97%, during this period, on Thursday, 6 Dec, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 4 losing days, which started on 8 Nov, 2018 and ended on 13 Nov, 2018. This bearish trend lost -18.05% of investor capital.

During the last year MTDR had 6 profitable months and 6 loss making months. MTDR returned profits in fewer months than SP500 index. MTDR was also a more risky investment than SP500 index as it's worst month in the last year, Nov 2018, returned -20.94% compared to -7.28% returned by SP500 index in Oct 2018. MTDR had a longer winning streak of losing months than SP500 index. It went down in 3 straight months (from Oct 2018 to Dec 2018) during which period it delivered -40.17%. It is interesting to note that both MTDR and SP500 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.

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MTDR is currently seeing overall increase in volatility. In comparison, the SP500 index is seeing increase in volatility. During the last three months, there was a significant surge in MTDR's volatility from 10 Sep, 2018 to 13 Nov, 2018. While there was a significant surge in the SP500 index's volatility from 10 Sep, 2018 to 29 Oct, 2018.

Advanced/professional short-term investors should note that MTDR 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.

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

Based on your interest in MTDR you may find it interesting to know that EHC is a small cap that has shown remarkable performance and deserves to be on every investors' watchlist.

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