REALTY INCOME CORP delivered stellar performance on Friday. It gained +0.03% to close at 66.34 which is it's 52 week high.
O is currently in a up trend. Over the last three months 3 bullish signals in O have generated a profit of +6.15% for investors.
O was profitable on 55% days in the last three months. During this time, it delivered on average +0.22% per day. It delivered it's best daily return of +3.39%, during this period, on Thursday, 6 Dec, 2018. There was initially a bullish trend during this period which started on 5 Nov, 2018 and went on till 12 Nov, 2018. The bullish trend returned +4.32% to investors. This was followed by a bearish trend that started on 20 Nov, 2018 and ended on 26 Nov, 2018. This bearish trend lost -1.47% of investor capital.
O had 8 profitable and 4 loss making months over the last year. During the last year, number of profitable months of O and SP500 index were the same. O was also a more risky investment than SP500 index as it's worst month in the last year, Feb 2018, returned -7.54% compared to -7.28% returned by SP500 index in Oct 2018. O had a shorter streak of profitable months than SP500 index. It only went up in 4 straight months during the last year.
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O 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 O's volatility from 2 Oct, 2018 to 2 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 O has significant positive skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors can expect O to recover from drawdowns quickly. Which makes O a good candidate for investing on short-term bullish trends or even counter-trends hoping for a pull-back.
On a general note (since you are interested in O), three instruments that are extremely volatile are OPNT, IMTE and VIPS. They must all be evaluated prudently and investors are better off avoiding them at the moment.
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