Down-Market Capture Ratio

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Down-Market Capture Ratio'

A statistical measure of an investment manager's overall performance in down-markets. The down-market capture ratio is used to evaluate how well or poorly an investment manager performed relative to an index during periods when that index has dropped. The ratio is calculated by dividing the manager's returns by the returns of the index during the down-market and multiplying that factor by 100.

down market capture ratio = manager returns/index returns x 100


INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Down-Market Capture Ratio'

An investment manager who has a down-market ratio less than 100 has outperformed the index during the down-market. For example, a manager with a down-market capture ratio of 80 indicates that the manager's portfolio declined only 80% as much as the index during the period in question. Many analysts use this simple calculation in their broader assessments of individual investment managers.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Batting Average

    A statistical measure used to measure an investment manager's ...
  2. Up-Market Capture Ratio

    A statistical measure of an investment manager's overall performance ...
  3. Index

    A statistical measure of change in an economy or a securities ...
  4. Portfolio Manager

    The person or persons responsible for investing a mutual, exchange-traded ...
  5. Alpha

    1. A measure of performance on a risk-adjusted basis. Alpha takes ...
  6. Beta

    A measure of the volatility, or systematic risk, of a security ...
RELATED FAQS
  1. What is a "linear" exposure in Value at Risk (VaR) calculation?

    A linear exposure in the value-at-risk, or VaR, calculation is represented by positions in stocks, bonds, commodities or ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. What is the criteria for a simple random sample?

    Simple random sampling is the most basic form of sampling and can be a component of more precise, more complex sampling methods. ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. What are some examples of ways that sensitivity analysis can be used?

    Sensitivity analysis is an analysis method that is used to identify how much variations in the input values for a given variable ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. How is the 80-20 rule (Pareto's Principle) used in macroeconomics?

    The 80-20 rule was first used in macroeconomics to describe the distribution of wealth in Italy in the early 20th century, ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. What are some of the uses of the coefficient of variation (COV)?

    In statistics, the coefficient of variation (COV) is a simple measure of relative event dispersion. It is equal to the ratio ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. What is the difference between systematic sampling and cluster sampling?

    Systematic sampling and cluster sampling differ in how they pull sample points from the population included in the sample. ... Read Full Answer >>
Related Articles
  1. Personal Finance

    Does Your Investment Manager Measure Up?

    These key stats will reveal whether your advisor is a league leader or a benchwarmer.
  2. Brokers

    Evaluating Your Stock Broker

    Make sure you're getting the best service by staying informed and involved.
  3. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Your Mutual Fund: It's Riskier Than You Think

    Fund managers often take on more risk than they should, putting business ahead of fund holders' interests.
  4. Options & Futures

    Has Your Fund Manager Been Through A Bear Market?

    How to find a portfolio that will survive when the bulls stop charging.
  5. Investing

    The Strong Dollar’s (Real) Toll On Tech Stocks

    A large portion of U.S. technology companies’ sales occur overseas, given the strong international business and consumer demand from many U.S. tech firms.
  6. Fundamental Analysis

    How to Calculate a Coverage Ratio

    In broad terms, the higher the coverage ratio, the better the ability of the enterprise to fulfill its obligations to its lenders.
  7. Economics

    The 10 Best Cities for Financial Advisors

    If you're an advisor looking for a promising location to practice, consider the combination of high wealth and low market penetration of these locales.
  8. Economics

    The Worst Cities for Financial Advisors

    Financial advisors may want to avoid low income areas or those with lofty wealth but high numbers of advisors.
  9. Fundamental Analysis

    Calculating the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI)

    The Herfindhal-Hirschman Index, (HHI) is a measure of market concentration and competition among market participants.
  10. Fundamental Analysis

    Calculating Net Interest Margin

    Net interest margin is a metric used to measure the effectiveness of a company’s investment decisions, particularly financial institutions.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Covered Call

    An options strategy whereby an investor holds a long position in an asset and writes (sells) call options on that same asset ...
  2. Butterfly Spread

    A neutral option strategy combining bull and bear spreads. Butterfly spreads use four option contracts with the same expiration ...
  3. Unlevered Beta

    A type of metric that compares the risk of an unlevered company to the risk of the market. The unlevered beta is the beta ...
  4. Moving Average - MA

    A widely used indicator in technical analysis that helps smooth out price action by filtering out the “noise” from random ...
  5. Yield Curve

    A line that plots the interest rates, at a set point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality, but differing maturity ...
  6. Productivity

    An economic measure of output per unit of input. Inputs include labor and capital, while output is typically measured in ...
Trading Center