Premier Oil [PMO] – 40 years on the LSE

On this day in 1973 Premier Oil listed on the LSE.

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1994. For example, on average Premier Oil has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 2.9 percentage points in January.


  1. The strongest months for Premier Oil relative to the market have been January, March and April (the shares have out-performed the market in January in 13 of the last 19 years).
  2. Premier Oil shares have been weak relative to the market in July and October; the shares have only out-performed the market in October in five of the past 19 years.

Premier Oil is in the FTSE 350 Oil & Gas Producers [NMX0530] sector.

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