Discount Sellers THEME

1166.74 -21.5 (-1.84%) Sell

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Discount Sellers has destroyed investor wealth on Friday. It fell by -1.84% to close at 1166.74 which is it's 52 week low, down -22% from it's 52 week high.

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~DISCOUNTSELLERS is currently in a bearish trend. Over the last three months 2 bearish signals have generated a profit of +14.03% for investors.


~DISCOUNTSELLERS has been underperforming the SP500 index in recent time. It showed significant underperformance (compared to the SP500 index) from 15 Aug, 2016 to 10 Jul, 2017. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 10 days, ~DISCOUNTSELLERS underperformed the SP500 index on 49% days. Which indicates that on days ~DISCOUNTSELLERS underperforms the SP500 index, it's performance is marginally worse than on the days it outperforms the SP500 index.

During the last three months ~DISCOUNTSELLERS was mostly loss making and delivered on average -0.33% per day. It's best return during this period (of +3.1%) was on Wednesday, 28 Nov, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of -4.21%) was on Tuesday, 20 Nov, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 6 losing days, which started on 28 Sep, 2018 and ended on 5 Oct, 2018. This bearish trend lost -5.29% of investor capital.

During the last year ~DISCOUNTSELLERS had 5 profitable months and 7 loss making months. ~DISCOUNTSELLERS returned profits in fewer months than SP500 index. ~DISCOUNTSELLERS was also a more risky investment than SP500 index as it's worst month in the last year, Dec 2018, returned -10.53% compared to -7.28% returned by SP500 index in Oct 2018. ~DISCOUNTSELLERS had a longer winning streak of losing months than SP500 index. It went down in 4 straight months (from Sep 2018 to Dec 2018) during which period it delivered -19.86%. It is interesting to note that both ~DISCOUNTSELLERS and SP500 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.

The Stock Market is designed to transfer money from the Active to the Patient.
-- Warren Buffett

~DISCOUNTSELLERS 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 ~DISCOUNTSELLERS's volatility from 20 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 ~DISCOUNTSELLERS has negative skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors may need to stay invested through long periods of drawdown before expecting a recovery.

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

Based on your interest in ~DISCOUNTSELLERS you may find it interesting to know that SBOT and AMRH have both shown remarkable performance and deserve to be on every investors' watchlist.

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