After market close on 30 August 2017 FTSE Russell confirmed the following changes to the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 indices. The changes will be implemented at the close Friday, 15 September 2017 and take effect from the start of trading on Monday, 18 September 2017.
Joining: NMC Health [NMC], Berkeley Group Holdings [BKG]
Leaving: Royal Mail [RMG], Provident Financial [PFG]
Joining: Royal Mail [RMG], Provident Financial [PFG], Alfa Financial Software Holdings [ALFA], 888 Holdings , Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income Fund [SEQ]
Leaving: NMC Health [NMC], Berkeley Group Holdings [BKG], Northgate [NTG], Petra Diamonds [PDL], Carillion [CLLN]
The 2013 edition of the Almanac looks at the historic monthly performance of the FTSE 350 sectors. Here we look at the Support Services sector.
The following chart plots the average out-performance of the FTSE 350 Support 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 1.2 percentage points in January.
The strongest months have been January and December – the sector has under-performed the market only four times in December in the last 14 years.
The weakest month has been July – the sector has out-performed the market only four times in July in the last 14 years.
The 23 stocks in the FTSE 350 Support Services sector [NMX2790] are-