UK sector indices 2016 3Q & YTD

2016 3Q

The following chart plots the performance of UK FTSE 350 sector indices for the second quarter 2016.

UK sector index returns 2016 3Q

The data for the chart is given in the following table.

Sector Rtn(%)
Technology Hardware & Equipment 53.2
Software & Computer Services 20.9
Mining 20.1
Automobiles & Parts 18.8
Construction & Materials 17.8
Banks 17.6
Industrial Metals 17.4
Forestry & Paper 16.3
Industrial Engineering 14.1
General Industrials 13.7
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution 13.6
Chemicals 13.2
Financial Services 13.2
Equity Investment Instruments 10.7
Life Insurance 10.5
Travel & Leisure 9.6
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 8.3
General Retailers 7.4
Nonlife Insurance 7.1
Food & Drug Retailers 6.8
Media 6.8
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 6.1
Support Services 5.9
Beverages 5.0
Real Estate Investment Trusts 4.5
Real Estate Investment & Services 4.4
Household Goods & Home Construction 4.2
Personal Goods 4.2
Industrial Transportation 3.0
Aerospace & Defense 2.3
Food Producers 2.3
Tobacco 0.7
Electricity 0.4
Gas, Water & Multiutilities -0.4
Oil & Gas Producers -2.4
Health Care Equipment & Services -2.8
Mobile Telecommunications -3.1
Fixed Line Telecommunications -5.0

 2016 3Q YTD

The following chart plots the performance of UK FTSE 350 sector indices for the first three quarters 2016.

UK sector index returns 2016 3Q YTD

The data for the chart is given in the following table.

Sector Rtn(%)
Industrial Metals 119.8
Mining 73.1
Technology Hardware & Equipment 65.2
Industrial Engineering 38.1
Oil & Gas Producers 29.2
Software & Computer Services 25.2
Tobacco 24.2
Personal Goods 22.4
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution 22.4
Forestry & Paper 21.7
Construction & Materials 21.1
General Industrials 19.5
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 19.0
Industrial Transportation 16.2
Beverages 14.7
Food & Drug Retailers 14.5
Chemicals 14.0
Gas, Water & Multiutilities 12.5
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 12.5
Nonlife Insurance 11.5
Equity Investment Instruments 10.4
Aerospace & Defense 7.8
Health Care Equipment & Services 6.0
Electricity 4.0
Automobiles & Parts 3.9
Support Services 3.5
Media 3.2
Household Goods & Home Construction 0.5
Financial Services -2.1
Mobile Telecommunications -2.7
Travel & Leisure -5.5
Banks -6.5
Real Estate Investment Trusts -10.0
Food Producers -10.1
Life Insurance -10.2
General Retailers -14.0
Fixed Line Telecommunications -16.6
Real Estate Investment & Services -20.1

 

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UK sector indices 2016 2Q & 1H

2016 2Q

The following chart plots the performance of UK FTSE 350 sector indices for the second quarter 2016.

UK sector indices 2016 2Q returns

The data for the chart is given in the following table.

Sector Rtn(%)
Industrial Metals 52.4
Oil & Gas Producers 22.6
Mining 17.7
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 14.1
Tobacco 14.0
Health Care Equipment & Services 11.5
Technology Hardware & Equipment 9.8
Industrial Engineering 9.7
Gas, Water & Multiutilities 9.3
Personal Goods 8.9
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 7.4
Beverages 6.4
Industrial Transportation 5.6
Electricity 5.2
Forestry & Paper 4.4
Construction & Materials 4.1
Equity Investment Instruments 2.6
Nonlife Insurance 2.1
Aerospace & Defense 1.5
Mobile Telecommunications 1.4
Software & Computer Services 0.9
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution 0.7
Support Services 0.1
General Industrials -0.4
Chemicals -1.1
Banks -2.4
Media -4.7
Household Goods & Home Construction -5.1
Automobiles & Parts -6.6
Fixed Line Telecommunications -6.8
Real Estate Investment Trusts -7.4
Food & Drug Retailers -8.9
Travel & Leisure -9.1
Financial Services -9.1
Life Insurance -9.4
Food Producers -12.3
Real Estate Investment & Services -12.6
General Retailers -13.1

2016 1H

The following chart plots the performance of UK FTSE 350 sector indices for the first half 2016.

UK sector indices 2016 1H returns

 

The data for the chart is given in the following table.

Sector Rtn(%)
Industrial Metals 87.3
Mining 44.2
Oil & Gas Producers 32.5
Tobacco 23.4
Industrial Engineering 21.0
Personal Goods 17.4
Gas, Water & Multiutilities 13.0
Industrial Transportation 12.8
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 9.8
Beverages 9.2
Health Care Equipment & Services 9.1
Technology Hardware & Equipment 7.9
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution 7.7
Food & Drug Retailers 7.2
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 6.1
Aerospace & Defense 5.4
General Industrials 5.1
Forestry & Paper 4.6
Nonlife Insurance 4.1
Electricity 3.6
Software & Computer Services 3.6
Construction & Materials 2.9
Chemicals 0.8
Mobile Telecommunications 0.4
Equity Investment Instruments -0.3
Support Services -2.3
Media -3.4
Household Goods & Home Construction -3.6
Food Producers -12.1
Fixed Line Telecommunications -12.3
Automobiles & Parts -12.6
Financial Services -13.6
Travel & Leisure -13.8
Real Estate Investment Trusts -13.9
Life Insurance -18.8
General Retailers -19.9
Banks -20.4
Real Estate Investment & Services -23.4

 

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UK sector indices 2016 1Q

The following chart plots the performance of UK FTSE 350 sector indices for the first quarter 2016.

UK sector indices 2016 1Q

The data for the chart is given in the following table.

Sector Rtn(%)
Aerospace & Defense 3.8
Automobiles & Parts -6.4
Banks -18.5
Beverages 2.7
Chemicals 1.9
Construction & Materials -1.2
Electricity -1.5
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 2.2
Equity Investment Instruments -2.8
Financial Services -4.9
Fixed Line Telecommunications -5.8
Food & Drug Retailers 17.7
Food Producers 0.2
Forestry & Paper 0.2
Gas, Water & Multiutilities 3.4
General Industrials 5.4
General Retailers -7.9
Health Care Equipment & Services -2.2
Household Goods & Home Construction 1.6
Industrial Engineering 10.3
Industrial Metals 22.9
Industrial Transportation 6.8
Life Insurance -10.4
Media 1.4
Mining 22.5
Mobile Telecommunications -1.0
Nonlife Insurance 2.0
Oil & Gas Producers 8.1
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution 7.0
Personal Goods 7.9
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology -7.0
Real Estate Investment & Services -12.4
Real Estate Investment Trusts -7.0
Software & Computer Services 2.6
Support Services -2.3
Technology Hardware & Equipment -1.8
Tobacco 8.2
Travel & Leisure -5.2

 

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UK sector performance – 2015: Y, 2H, 4Q

The following charts plot the performance of UK FTSE 350 sector indices in 2015 for the whole year, second half and fourth quarter.

Full year

Sector returns for January – December 2015

UK sector indices 2015

Second half

Sector returns for July – December 2015

UK sector indices 2015 2H

Fourth quarter

Sector returns for October – December 2015

UK sector indices 2015 4Q

Consolidated

The above three time periods (1Y, 2H, 4Q) are consolidated into the one chart below.

FTSE 350 sectors in 2015 1Y  2H  4Q

The following table summarises the data for the chart.

Index TIDM 2015 4Q 2015 2H 2015 Y
Aerospace & Defense -1.4 -9.9 -12.9
Automobiles & Parts 15.1 -7.8 -10.4
Banks 0.2 -13.1 -12.7
Beverages 6.5 9.4 8.9
Chemicals 6.9 -2.2 -4.8
Construction & Materials 10.6 8.3 25.4
Electricity 2.0 -3.0 -10.2
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 7.7 -0.8 4.9
Equity Investment Instruments 6.3 0.0 3.0
Financial Services 6.6 1.1 10.8
Fixed Line Telecommunications 11.2 2.8 16.4
Food & Drug Retailers -11.0 -19.9 -11.7
Food Producers 3.8 16.7 8.8
Forestry & Paper -3.5 -2.7 27.1
Gas, Water & Multiutilities 0.9 5.1 -3.2
General Industrials 5.7 -0.7 12.9
General Retailers -2.6 -5.2 0.9
Health Care Equipment & Services 6.4 14.1 7.6
Household Goods & Home Construction 4.2 10.3 28.8
Industrial Engineering 1.7 -16.6 -19.1
Industrial Metals 0.5 -40.5 -52.6
Industrial Transportation -1.3 -15.2 -8.1
Life Insurance 9.2 0.6 3.7
Media 4.9 4.0 13.5
Mining -14.7 -41.8 -48.6
Mobile Telecommunications 6.7 -2.1 1.7
Nonlife Insurance 6.1 18.8 27.1
Oil & Gas Producers 1.6 -14.5 -20.6
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution -16.0 -27.4 -20.9
Personal Goods 5.3 1.4 4.9
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 8.0 5.4 1.4
Real Estate Investment & Services -2.2 -2.3 14.8
Real Estate Investment Trusts -3.2 2.2 6.6
Software & Computer Services 16.1 12.7 32.4
Support Services 5.7 -3.0 5.7
Technology Hardware & Equipment 9.1 1.9 7.1
Tobacco 4.0 12.5 13.3
Travel & Leisure 7.3 8.4 12.4
FTSE 350 3.2 -3.6 -2.8
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Strong/weak sectors in October

There have been no sectors that have consistently out-performed the market in October.

The following table lists the sectors that have been weak in October.

Sector TIDM
Automobiles & Parts
Construction & Materials
Electricity
Equity Investment Instruments
Food & Drug Retailers
Health Care Equipment & Services
Household Goods
Industrial Transportation
Life Insurance
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

 

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2014 1Q market review – comparative performance of FTSE 350 sectors

The following chart shows the performance of the FTSE 350 stock sectors in the first quarter 2014.

FTSE 350 sector performance 2014 1Q26 of the 38 sectors out-performed the FTSE 100 Index in the first quarter of 2014.

The data for the above chart are given in the following table.

FTSE 350 Sector TIDM Rtn 2014 1Q (%)
General Retailers 11.2
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution 11.1
Real Estate Investment & Services 7.8
Construction & Materials 7.4
Health Care Equipment & Services 7.1
Real Estate Investment Trusts 5.3
Electricity 5.0
Automobiles & Parts 4.6
Household Goods 4.1
Food Producers 3.4
Tobacco 3.2
Gas, Water & Multiutilities 3.0
Industrial Engineering 2.5
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 2.5
Chemicals 2.2
Financial Services 2.2
Software & Computer Services 2.2
Support Services 1.8
Industrial Transportation 1.7
Mining 1.4
Nonlife Insurance 1.2
Travel & Leisure 0.5
Equity Investment Instruments 0.3
Forestry & Paper 0.3
Fixed Line Telecommunications 0.2
Life Insurance -1.9
FTSE 100 -2.2
Oil & Gas Producers -2.6
Technology Hardware & Equipment -4.0
Beverages -5.7
Media -5.9
Electronic & Electrical Equipment -6.1
Personal Goods -6.2
Banks -8.8
General Industrials -8.8
Aerospace & Defense -9.3
Mobile Telecommunications -10.3
Food & Drug Retailers -11.0
Industrial Metals -24.7

 

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2013 market review – comparative performance of FTSE 350 sectors

The following chart shows the performance of the FTSE 350 stock sectors in 2013.

FTSE 350 sector returns in 201326 of the 38 sectors out-performed the FTSE 100 Index in the year, with 24 sectors increasing over 20%. Only three sectors saw negative returns in 2013.

The data for the above chart are given in the following table.

FTSE 350 Sector TIDM Rtn 2013 (%)
Automobiles & Parts 63.2
Fixed Line Telecommunications 61.8
Forestry & Paper 56.2
Mobile Telecommunications 52.7
Financial Services 42.3
Real Estate Investment & Services 41.4
Travel & Leisure 38.1
Aerospace & Defense 37.6
Life Insurance 36.0
Household Goods 35.1
Technology Hardware & Equipment 35.1
Media 34.9
General Industrials 33.9
General Retailers 32.6
Industrial Transportation 30.7
Industrial Engineering 27.5
Support Services 26.6
Personal Goods 26.2
Software & Computer Services 25.6
Health Care Equipment & Services 25.0
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 24.8
Construction & Materials 23.4
Chemicals 21.5
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 21.3
Real Estate Investment Trusts 15.1
Equity Investment Instruments 14.6
FTSE 100 14.4
Food Producers 13.7
Beverages 11.7
Nonlife Insurance 11.4
Oil & Gas Producers 8.1
Gas, Water & Multiutilities 8.0
Banks 7.8
Food & Drug Retailers 6.5
Electricity 3.6
Tobacco 2.3
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution -6.3
Mining -16.4
Industrial Metals -48.6

Performance of UK sectors in 2012

 

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Automobiles & Parts 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 Automobiles & Parts sector.

The following chart plots the average out-performance of the FTSE 350 Automobiles & Parts sector over the FTSE 100 Index by month since 1999. For example, since 1999 on average the Automobiles & Parts sector has out-performed the FTSE 100 Index by 2.8 percentage points in January.

NB. This sector has only one constituent (GKN).

Observations:

  1. The strongest months of the year relative to the market for the sector have been January and February, the sector has only under-performed the market in three years since 1999 in this January.
  2. The sector has been relatively weak in September and October, the the sector has only out-performed the market in five years since 1999 in September.

The one stock in the FTSE 350 Automobiles & Parts sector [NMX3350] is-

GKN PLC [GKN]
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Strong/weak sectors in September

Strong sectors

The following table lists the sectors that have historically been strong in September.

Sector TIDM
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
Food & Drug Retailers
Electricity
Mobile Telecommunications

Weak sectors

And the following table lists the sectors that have been weak in this month.

Sector TIDM
Industrial Engineering
Aerospace & Defense
General Retailers
Chemicals
Electronic & Electrical Equipment
Media
Real Estate Investment Trusts
Technology Hardware & Equipment
Industrial Metals
Automobiles & Parts

 

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FTSE 350 sector performance in first half 2013

The following chart shows the performance of the FTSE 350 sectors in the first six months of 2013.

The data for the above chart are given in the following table.

FTSE 350 Sector TIDM Chng 1H 2013 (%)
Automobiles & Parts 31.7
Fixed Line Telecommunications 30.1
Household Goods 26.0
Real Estate Investment & Services 25.1
Aerospace & Defense 23.2
Forestry & Paper 22.2
Mobile Telecommunications 21.4
Travel & Leisure 18.2
Financial Services 18.0
General Retailers 17.2
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 16.8
Software & Computer Services 16.4
Media 14.0
Industrial Transportation 13.5
Support Services 12.4
Food Producers 12.0
Life Insurance 11.9
Industrial Engineering 11.0
General Industrials 10.8
Personal Goods 9.2
Nonlife Insurance 8.1
Beverages 7.8
Electricity 7.3
Health Care Equipment & Services 7.0
Equity Investment Instruments 7.0
Gas, Water & Multiutilities 6.2
FTSE 100 5.4
Construction & Materials 5.3
Banks 5.2
Tobacco 4.6
Real Estate Investment Trusts 4.3
Technology Hardware & Equipment 3.7
Chemicals 3.5
Food & Drug Retailers 2.5
Oil & Gas Producers 2.0
Electronic & Electrical Equipment -3.8
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution -7.9
Mining -26.5
Industrial Metals -58.4

 

 

 

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