BBA Aviation [BBA] – 53 years on the LSE

On this day in 1960 BBA Aviation listed on the LSE.

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average BBA Aviation has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.1 percentage points in March.

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for BBA Aviation shares relative to the market has been March (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 16 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for BBA Aviation relative to the market has been September (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 10 of the past 26 years).

BBA Aviation is in the FTSE 350 Industrial Transportation [NMX2770] sector.

 

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Industrial Transportation 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 Industrial Transportation sector.

The following chart plots the average out-performance of the FTSE 350 Industrial Transportation sector over the FTSE 100 Index by month since 1999. For example, since 1999 on average the Industrial Transportation sector has out-performed the FTSE 100 Index by 2.3 percentage points in January.

Observations:

  1. The strongest month of the year relative to the market for the sector is January, the sector has only under-performed the market in three years since 1999 in this month.
  2. The sector has been relatively weak in July and October, the the sector has only out-performed the market in fours years since 1999 in July.

The two stocks in the FTSE 350 Industrial Transportation sector [NMX2770] are-

BBA Aviation [BBA]
Stobart Group Ltd [STOB]
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