Reed Elsevier [REL] – 66 years on the LSE

On this day in 1948 Reed Elsevier listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Reed Elsevier

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Reed Elsevier has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 2.2 percentage points in February.

Average monthly performance of Reed Elsevier [REL] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Reed Elsevier shares relative to the market has been February (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 18 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Reed Elsevier relative to the market has been April (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 10 of the past 24 years).

Reed Elsevier is in the FTSE 350 Media [NMX5550] sector.

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