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Risk State
Decision Center
Elevated Trigger Normal Trigger
$154.35 $168.30
per share saved *

optimized for 31-Aug-2015

31 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2015


* 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

29-Aug-2012 through 29-Aug-2015

19 Number of elevated risk periods over the previous 3 years
13.8% 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
24-Sep-2012 03-Dec-2012 $8.14 7.6%
13-Dec-2012 18-Dec-2012 $0.13 0.1%
21-Feb-2013 06-Mar-2013 $1.35 1.2%
03-Apr-2013 11-Apr-2013 $2.20 1.9%
15-Apr-2013 03-May-2013 $1.30 1.1%
23-May-2013 08-Jul-2013 $6.80 5.5%
15-Aug-2013 09-Sep-2013 $2.32 1.8%
08-Oct-2013 18-Oct-2013 $2.27 1.7%
07-Nov-2013 15-Nov-2013 $0.00 0%
24-Jan-2014 13-Feb-2014 $5.19 3.7%
13-Mar-2014 27-May-2014 $8.81 6.0%
08-Jul-2014 15-Aug-2014 $4.67 3.1%
15-Sep-2014 28-Oct-2014 $15.44 10.2%
28-Nov-2014 26-Jan-2015 $154.50 100%
06-Mar-2015 16-Mar-2015 $163.50 100%
25-Mar-2015 10-Apr-2015 $0.87 0.5%
30-Apr-2015 18-Jun-2015 $1.46 0.9%
22-Jun-2015 23-Jun-2015 $0.07 0.0%
29-Jun-2015 $27.72 16.7%
The largest pullback experienced during the elevated risk periods
This equates to a $10,000 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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