Merchants Trust (The) [MRCH] – 60 years on the LSE

On this day in 1954 Merchants Trust (The) listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Merchants Trust (The)

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Merchants Trust (The) has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.1 percentage points in May.

Average monthly performance of Merchants Trust (The) [MRCH] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Merchants Trust (The) shares relative to the market has been May (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 14 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Merchants Trust (The) relative to the market has been October (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 7 of the past 26 years).

Merchants Trust (The) is in the FTSE 350 Equity Investment Instruments [NMX8980] sector.

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