65.65 -0.7 (-1.07%) Sell

TMUS investors dump it

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T-MOBILE US, INC. ranked among the worst performers today. It fell by -1.07% to close at 65.65. During the last week it fell by -0.12% and saw a maximum drawdown of -1.07% before bouncing back.

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Buy-and-Hold investors in TMUS experienced a maximum drawdown of -9.32% over the last three months. It fell by -2.63% during this bearish trending period. There were both Long and Short signals during this period, where the short signals were significantly more profitable than the long signals.


TMUS has been underperforming the SP500 index in recent time. It showed significant outperformance (compared to the SP500 index) from 18 Mar, 2016 to 1 May, 2017. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 10 days, TMUS outperformed the SP500 index on 52% days.

During the last three months TMUS was mostly loss making and delivered on average -0.03% per day. It's best return during this period (of +7.24%) was on Wednesday, 31 Oct, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of -5.15%) was on Wednesday, 24 Oct, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 5 profitable days, which started on 21 Nov, 2018 and went on till 28 Nov, 2018. This bullish trend returned +3.5% to investors.

During the last year TMUS had 7 profitable months and 5 loss making months. TMUS returned profits in fewer months than SP500 index. TMUS significantly outperformed SP500 index in Aug 2018, when it returned +10.07% compared to +4.75% returned by SP500 index during it's best month in the last one year - Jan 2018. TMUS had a shorter streak of profitable months than SP500 index. It only went up in 4 straight months during the last year. It is interesting to note that both TMUS and SP500 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.

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TMUS 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 TMUS's volatility from 17 Sep, 2018 to 7 Dec, 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 TMUS has significant positive skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors can expect TMUS to recover from drawdowns quickly. Which makes TMUS a good candidate for investing on short-term bullish trends or even counter-trends hoping for a pull-back.

Investors trading in TMUS derivatives at this moment can consider 'Covered Call' options strategy to receive better risk-adjusted returns.

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

Based on your interest in TMUS you may find it interesting to know that AAXN and EHC are both small caps that have shown remarkable performance and deserve to be on every investors' watchlist.

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