After market close on 30 November 2016 FTSE Russell confirmed the following changes to the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 indices. The changes will be implemented at the close Friday, 16 December 2016 and take effect from the start of trading on Monday, 19 December 2016.
Joining: ConvaTec Group [CTEC], Smurfit Kappa [SKG]
Leaving: Polymetal International [POLY], Travis Perkins [TPK]
Joining: Ferrexpo [FXPO], NewRiver REIT [NRR], Nostrum Oil & Gas [NOG], Polymetal International [POLY], Travis Perkins [TPK]
The following table shows the 13 FTSE All-Share stocks that have had the highest number of consecutive negative annual returns to end 2014. The last column gives the number of years of consecutive negative returns.
For example, First Group has not had an up year since 2007, and so has had seven consecutive years of negative returns up to 2014.
The 2013 edition of the Almanac looks at the historic monthly performance of the FTSE 350 sectors. Here we look at the Industrial Metals & Mining sector.
The following chart plots the average out-performance of the FTSE 350 Industrial Metals & Mining 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 12.0 percentage points in January.
NB. This sector currently comprises only two stock. There is no historic data for two periods of a few months when the sector had no constituents.
The strongest month has been January – the sector has under-performed the market only three times in January since 1999.
The weakest month has been September – the sector has out-performed the market only four times in September since 1999.
The two stocks in the FTSE 350 Industrial Metals & Mining sector [NMX1730] are-