Domino Printing Sciences [DNO] – 28 years on the LSE

On this day in 1985 Domino Printing Sciences 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 Domino Printing Sciences has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 8.1 percentage points in January.

Average monthly performance of Domino Printing Sciences [DNO] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1994-2012)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Domino Printing Sciences shares relative to the market has been January (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 15 of the last 19 years).
  2. The weakest month for Domino Printing Sciences relative to the market has been July (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 4 of the past 19 years).

Domino Printing Sciences is in the FTSE 350 Electronic & Electrical Equipment [NMX2730] sector.

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Electronic & Electrical Equipment 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 Electronic & Electrical Equipment sector.

The following chart plots the average out-performance of the FTSE 350 Electronic & Electrical Equipment sector over the FTSE 100 Index by month since 1999. For example, since 1999 on average the Electronic & Electrical Equipment sector has out-performed the FTSE 100 Index by 7.7 percentage points in January.

Observations:

  1. The strongest months are January, April and November – the sector has under-performed the market only twice in the past 13 years in January.
  2. The weakest months have been February and September – the sector has out-performed the market only four times in September in the last 14 years.

The seven stocks in the FTSE 350 Electronic & Electrical Equipment sector [NMX2730] are-

Dialight [DIA] Oxford Instruments  [OXIG]
Domino Printing Services [DNO] Renishaw [RSW]
Halma [HLMA] Spectris [SXS]
Morgan Crucible Company (The) [MGCR]
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