Microsoft Corp

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Risk State
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$49.69 $56.77
per share saved *

optimized for 25-May-2016

25 May 2015 - 25 May 2016


* Pullback experienced during most recent period of elevated risk (Aggressive Signals).

Aggressive risk alerts are closer to prices than conservative risk alerts. Use aggressive risk alerts for maximum downside protection. The conservative risk alerts are further away and should result in less activity but will offer less protection. Read more.


Historical SmartStops presented in the charts or used in back testing studies were generated using the latest SmartStops algorithm, Version 5.3.

Risk Management Benefit Opportunities

Aggressive Signals

25-May-2011 through 25-May-2016

20 Number of elevated risk periods over the previous 5 years
6.0% Average pullback experienced during elevated risk periods
Percent of time equity was in the elevated risk state
Elevated Risk Periods Pullback Experienced
Enter Elevated Risk State Exit Elevated Risk State Drop from Risk Alert price to low of period
04-Aug-2011 19-Sep-2011 $2.17 8.4%
22-Sep-2011 14-Oct-2011 $0.93 3.7%
21-Nov-2011 21-Dec-2011 $0.73 2.9%
04-Apr-2012 20-Apr-2012 $0.98 3.1%
07-May-2012 19-Jun-2012 $2.31 7.5%
12-Jul-2012 06-Sep-2012 $0.19 0.7%
28-Sep-2012 24-Jan-2013 $3.50 11.8%
11-Apr-2013 22-Apr-2013 $0.43 1.5%
20-Jun-2013 11-Jul-2013 $1.06 3.2%
19-Jul-2013 23-Aug-2013 $3.00 8.9%
27-Aug-2013 27-Sep-2013 $2.31 6.9%
23-Oct-2013 25-Oct-2013 $0.39 1.1%
13-Dec-2013 31-Jan-2014 $2.16 5.9%
01-Aug-2014 22-Aug-2014 $0.49 1.1%
10-Oct-2014 31-Oct-2014 $2.71 6.0%
16-Dec-2014 23-Apr-2015 $5.79 12.6%
29-Jun-2015 20-Jul-2015 $1.09 2.5%
06-Aug-2015 02-Oct-2015 $6.90 14.8%
07-Jan-2016 11-Mar-2016 $4.80 9.1%
22-Apr-2016 $4.20 7.8%
The largest pullback experienced during the elevated risk periods
This equates to a $1,480 pull back on a $10,000 investment

Decision Center

Using SmartStop Alerts as a catalyst to kick off a decision process can help you make timely and informed investment decisions enabling you to capitalize on opportunities. Selling, hedging, buying or standing pat are all legitimate outcomes of the decision process.

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