Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust [FRCL] – 61 years on the LSE

On this day in 1952 Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust 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 Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.2 percentage points in December.

Average monthly performance of Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust [FRCL] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1994-2012)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust shares relative to the market has been December (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 14 of the last 19 years).
  2. The weakest month for Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust relative to the market has been October (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 7 of the past 19 years).

 

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