24.4 +0.01 (+0.04%) Buy

REV continues it's uptrend, although on a weaker note

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REVLON INC managed to marginally outperform the broader market today. It gained +0.04% to close at 24.4. During the last week it returned -2.36% and saw a maximum drawdown of -9.07% before bouncing back.

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REV is currently in a up trend. The current bullish signal has generated a profit of +13.49% for REV's investors in the last three months.


REV has been outperforming the SP500 index in recent time. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 3 days, REV underperformed the SP500 index on 54% days.

REV was profitable on 50% days in the last three months. During this time, it delivered on average +0.39% per day. It delivered it's best daily return of +31.24%, during this period, on Friday, 9 Nov, 2018. There was initially a bullish trend during this period which started on 13 Sep, 2018 and went on till 19 Sep, 2018. The bullish trend returned +20.12% to investors. This was followed by a bearish trend that started on 1 Oct, 2018 and ended on 5 Oct, 2018. This bearish trend lost -9.87% of investor capital.

On monthly basis, REV delivered profits and losses in equal number of months. REV delivered profits less regularly than SP500 index. REV significantly outperformed SP500 index in Aug 2018, when it returned +39.42% compared to +4.75% returned by SP500 index during it's best month in the last one year - Jan 2018. REV 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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REV 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 fall in REV's volatility from 10 Sep, 2018 to 27 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 REV has significant negative skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that REV is very risky for short-term investment and can significantly underperform for long durations.

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

On a general note (since you are interested in REV), if you are evaluating REV as an investment candidate, then you should read about FRAC which has delivered similar performance and can help diversify your portfolio.

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