NU SKIN ENTERPRISES INC was among the worst performers today. It fell by -0.58% to close at 63.79. During the last week it surged by +0.38% and saw a maximum drawdown of -1.79% before bouncing back.
NUS is currently in a bearish trend. Over the last three months 2 bearish signals have generated a profit of +10.38% for investors.
NUS has been underperforming the SP500 index in recent time. It showed significant outperformance (compared to the SP500 index) from 19 Feb, 2016 to 4 Jun, 2018. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 10 days, NUS outperformed the SP500 index on 54% days.
NUS returned losses on 53% days in the last three months. During this time, it delivered on average -0.39% per day. It delivered it's worst daily return of -13.71%, during this period, on Thursday, 8 Nov, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 6 losing days, which started on 4 Oct, 2018 and ended on 11 Oct, 2018. This bearish trend lost -19.28% of investor capital.
During the last year NUS had 5 profitable months and 7 loss making months. NUS returned profits in fewer months than SP500 index. NUS significantly outperformed SP500 index in May 2018, when it returned +15.09% compared to +4.75% returned by SP500 index during it's best month in the last one year - Jan 2018. NUS 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 -23.47%.
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NUS 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 NUS's volatility from 17 Sep, 2018 to 9 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 NUS has significant positive skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors can expect NUS to recover from drawdowns quickly. Which makes NUS a good candidate for investing on short-term bullish trends or even counter-trends hoping for a pull-back.
Based on your interest in NUS you may find it interesting to know that APRN has shown remarkable performance and deserves to be on every investors' watchlist.
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