33.74 +0.31 (+0.93%) Buy

TWTR investors rejoice as it outperforms

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TWITTER, INC. outperformed today. It surged by +0.93% to close at 33.74. It's recent 5 day performance has been -6.8%, -0.06%, -0.99%, +5.22% and +3.05%.

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TWTR is currently in a bullish trend. The current bullish signal has generated a profit of +4.26% for TWTR's investors in the last three months.


TWTR has been outperforming the SP500 index in recent time. It showed significant outperformance (compared to the SP500 index) from 7 Apr, 2017 to 6 Jul, 2018. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 14 days, TWTR outperformed the SP500 index on 51% days.

TWTR was profitable on 53% days in the last three months. During this time, it delivered on average +0.27% per day. It delivered it's best daily return of +15.47%, during this period, on Thursday, 25 Oct, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 5 profitable days, which started on 25 Oct, 2018 and went on till 31 Oct, 2018. This bullish trend returned +24.49% to investors.

During the last year TWTR had 8 profitable months and 4 loss making months. Profitable number of months of TWTR and SP500 index were the same. TWTR was also a more risky investment than SP500 index as it's worst month in the last year, Jul 2018, returned -29.15% compared to -7.75% returned by SP500 index in Dec 2018. TWTR had a shorter streak of profitable months than SP500 index. It only went up in 3 straight months during the last year.

A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
-- Jonathan Swift

TWTR 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 TWTR's volatility from 19 Sep, 2018 to 30 Oct, 2018. While there was a significant surge in the SP500 index's volatility from 19 Sep, 2018 to 29 Oct, 2018.

Advanced/professional short-term investors should note that TWTR has significant positive skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors can expect TWTR to recover from drawdowns quickly. Which makes TWTR a good candidate for investing on short-term bullish trends or even counter-trends hoping for a pull-back.

Investors trading in TWTR derivatives at this moment can consider 'Protective Collar' options strategy to receive better risk-adjusted returns.

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

Based on your interest in TWTR you may find it interesting to know that IVC, SLCA and NGVC have all performed similar to TWTR and qualify as alternative investment candidates that must be evaluated for diversification.

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