Anite [AIE] – 29 years on the LSE

On this day in 1984 Anite 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 Anite has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 8.1 percentage points in January.

Average monthly performance of Anite [AIE] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1994-2012)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Anite shares relative to the market has been January (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 14 of the last 19 years).
  2. The weakest month for Anite relative to the market has been September (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 5 of the past 19 years).

Anite is in the FTSE 350 Software & Computer Services [NMX9530] sector.

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Software & Computer Services sector monthly seasonality analysis

The 2013 edition of the Almanac looks at the historic monthly performance of the FTSE 350 sectors. Here we look at the Software & Computer Services sector.

The following chart plots the average out-performance of the FTSE 350 Software & Computer Services sector over the FTSE 100 Index by month since 1999. For example, since 1999 on average the sector has out-performed the FTSE 100 Index by 4.4 percentage points in January.

Observations:

  1. The strongest months have been January and August – the sector has under-performed the market only four times in January in the last 13 years.
  2. The weakest month has been April – the sector has out-performed the market only five times in April in the last 13 years.

The nine stocks in the FTSE 350 Software & Computer Services sector [NMX9530] are-

Anite [AIE] Micro Focus International [MCRO]
AVEVA Group [AVV] Sage Group (The) [SGE]
Computacenter [CCC] SDL [SDL]
Fidessa Group [FDSA] Telecity Group [TCY]
Invensys [ISYS]
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