Bodycote [BOY] – 42 years on the LSE

On this day in 1972 Bodycote 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 Bodycote has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 4.6 percentage points in April.

Average monthly performance of Bodycote [BOY] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Bodycote shares relative to the market has been April (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 17 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Bodycote relative to the market has been December (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 10 of the past 26 years).

Bodycote is in the FTSE 350 Industrial Engineering [NMX2750] sector.

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