ProShares UltraShort Performance

ProShares UltraShort SP500 -- USA Etf  

USD 36.49  0.15  0.41%

The etf holds Beta of 0.4855 which implies as returns on market increase, ProShares UltraShort returns are expected to increase less than the market. However during bear market, the loss on holding ProShares UltraShort will be expected to be smaller as well.. Even though it is essential to pay attention to ProShares UltraShort current trending patterns, it is always good to be careful when utilizing equity existing price patterns. Macroaxis philosophy towards forecasting future performance of any etf is to check both, its past performance charts as well as the business as a whole, including all available technical indicators. ProShares UltraShort exposes twenty-one different technical indicators which can help you to evaluate its performance.
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ProShares UltraShort Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape

If you would invest  4,097  in ProShares UltraShort SP500 on December 25, 2017 and sell it today you would lose (448)  from holding ProShares UltraShort SP500 or give up 10.93% of portfolio value over 30 days. ProShares UltraShort SP500 is generating negative expected returns assuming volatility of 0.7828% on return distribution over 30 days investment horizon. In other words, 7% of equities are less volatile than the company and above 99% of equities are expected to generate higher returns over the next 30 days.
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Considering 30-days investment horizon, ProShares UltraShort SP500 is expected to under-perform the market. In addition to that, the company is 1.73 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about -0.73 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The DOW is currently generating roughly 0.67 per unit of volatility.

ProShares UltraShort Realized Returns

ProShares UltraShort Daily Price Distribution

The median price of ProShares UltraShort for the period between Mon, Dec 25, 2017 and Wed, Jan 24, 2018 is 39.14 with a coefficient of variation of 3.96. The daily time series for the period is distributed with a sample standard deviation of 1.55, arithmetic mean of 39.2, and mean deviation of 1.33. The Etf received some media coverage during the period.

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Over the last 30 days ProShares UltraShort SP500 has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions.

One Month Efficiency

ProShares UltraShort Sharpe Ratio = -0.7338
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Estimated Market Risk

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 93 %
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Expected Return

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 1 %
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Based on monthly moving average ProShares UltraShort is performing at about 0% of its full potential. If added to a well diversified portfolio the total return can be enhanced and market risk can be reduced. You can increase risk-adjusted return of ProShares UltraShort by adding it to a well-diversified portfolio.


ProShares UltraShort Dividends Analysis
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