Auto Parts Equipment THEME

674.236 -26.12 (-3.87%) Sell

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AUTOPARTS THEME is a falling knife, continues to bleed every investor trying to catch it

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Auto Parts Equipment is a falling knife that can bleed you if you catch it today. It fell by -3.87% to close at 674.236. During the last week it fell by -8.21% and saw a maximum drawdown of -9.84% before bouncing back.

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Buy-and-Hold investors in ~AUTOPARTS experienced a maximum drawdown of -24.92% over the last three months. It fell by -23.03% during this strong bearish trending period. There were no long signals during this period, where the short signal generated good profits of +23.03% for investors.


~AUTOPARTS has been underperforming the SP500 index in recent time. It showed significant underperformance (compared to the SP500 index) from 12 Jan, 2018 to 18 Oct, 2018. Over the last 1 year and 2 days, ~AUTOPARTS underperformed the SP500 index on 53% days.

During the last three months ~AUTOPARTS was mostly loss making and delivered on average -0.39% per day. It's best return during this period (of +5.45%) was on Thursday, 1 Nov, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of -5.37%) was on Wednesday, 24 Oct, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 6 profitable days, which started on 25 Oct, 2018 and went on till 1 Nov, 2018. This bullish trend returned +12.15% to investors.

During the last year ~AUTOPARTS had 3 profitable months and 9 loss making months. ~AUTOPARTS returned profits in fewer months than SP500 index. ~AUTOPARTS was also a more risky investment than SP500 index as it's worst month in the last year, Oct 2018, returned -11.41% compared to -7.28% returned by SP500 index in Oct 2018. ~AUTOPARTS had a longer winning streak of losing months than SP500 index. It went down in 5 straight months (from Aug 2018 to Dec 2018) during which period it delivered -29.45%. It is interesting to note that both ~AUTOPARTS and SP500 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.

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~AUTOPARTS 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 ~AUTOPARTS's volatility from 13 Sep, 2018 to 2 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 ~AUTOPARTS has significant positive skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors can expect ~AUTOPARTS to recover from drawdowns quickly. Which makes ~AUTOPARTS a good candidate for investing on short-term bullish trends or even counter-trends hoping for a pull-back.

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

Based on your interest in ~AUTOPARTS you may find it interesting to know that USPH has delivered similar performance as ~AUTOPARTS and can be considered as an alternative investment candidate (to ~AUTOPARTS).

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