QTS REALTY TRUST, INC. delivered good returns today. It grew by +2.53% to close at 40.91. It's recent 5 day performance has been -4.41%, +1.98%, +1.14%, -2.76% and +4.02%.
QTS is currently in a up trend. Over the last three months 2 bullish signals in QTS have generated a profit of +0.17% for investors.
QTS has been outperforming the SP500 index in recent time. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 9 days, QTS underperformed the SP500 index on 47% days. Which indicates that on days QTS underperforms the SP500 index, it's performance is marginally worse than on the days it outperforms the SP500 index.
During the last three months QTS was mostly loss making and delivered on average -0.16% per day. It's best return during this period (of +4.56%) was on Wednesday, 31 Oct, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of -6.16%) was on Friday, 26 Oct, 2018. There was initially a bearish trend during this period which started on 8 Nov, 2018 and went on till 15 Nov, 2018. The trend delivered -6.48% losses to investors. This was followed by a bullish trend that started on 21 Nov, 2018 and ended on 29 Nov, 2018. This bullish trend delivered +10.59% to investors.
On monthly basis, QTS delivered profits in more months over the last year, than losses. QTS delivered profits less regularly than SP500 index. QTS was also a more risky investment than SP500 index as it's worst month in the last year, Feb 2018, returned -35.2% compared to -7.28% returned by SP500 index in Oct 2018. QTS had a shorter streak of profitable months than SP500 index. It only went up in 4 straight months during the last year.
Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.
-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
QTS 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 QTS's volatility from 19 Sep, 2018 to 1 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 QTS has significant positive skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors can expect QTS to recover from drawdowns quickly. Which makes QTS a good candidate for investing on short-term bullish trends or even counter-trends hoping for a pull-back.
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