RSA Insurance Group [RSA] – 25 years on the LSE

On this day in 1989 RSA Insurance Group listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of RSA Insurance Group

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1989. For example, on average RSA Insurance Group has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.2 percentage points in November.
Average monthly performance of RSA Insurance Group [RSA] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1989-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for RSA Insurance Group shares relative to the market has been November (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 14 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for RSA Insurance Group relative to the market has been March (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 9 of the past 24 years).

RSA Insurance Group is in the FTSE 350 Nonlife Insurance [NMX8530] sector.

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Laird [LRD] – 65 years on the LSE

On this day in 1949 Laird listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Laird

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Laird has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 4.0 percentage points in August.
Average monthly performance of Laird [LRD] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Laird shares relative to the market has been August (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 18 of the last 26 years).
  2. The weakest month for Laird relative to the market has been November (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 10 of the past 25 years).

Laird is in the FTSE 350 Technology Hardware & Equipment [NMX9570] sector.

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Go-Ahead Group (The) [GOG] – 20 years on the LSE

On this day in 1994 Go-Ahead Group (The) listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Go-Ahead Group (The)

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Go-Ahead Group (The) has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.9 percentage points in December.
Average monthly performance of Go-Ahead Group (The) [GOG] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Go-Ahead Group (The) shares relative to the market has been December (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 14 of the last 20 years).
  2. The weakest month for Go-Ahead Group (The) relative to the market has been November (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 9 of the past 19 years).

Go-Ahead Group (The) is in the FTSE 350 Travel & Leisure [NMX5750] sector.

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Galliford Try [GFRD] – 42 years on the LSE

On this day in 1972 Galliford Try listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Galliford Try

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Galliford Try has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 5.3 percentage points in February.

Average monthly performance of Galliford Try [GFRD] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Galliford Try shares relative to the market has been February (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 15 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Galliford Try relative to the market has been November (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 8 of the past 25 years).

Galliford Try is in the FTSE 350 Construction & Materials [NMX2350] sector.

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Tate & Lyle [TATE] – 75 years on the LSE

On this day in 1938 Tate & Lyle 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 Tate & Lyle has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 3.9 percentage points in November.

Average monthly performance of Tate & Lyle [TATE] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Tate & Lyle shares relative to the market has been November (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 19 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Tate & Lyle relative to the market has been January (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 11 of the past 25 years).

Tate & Lyle is in the FTSE 350 Food Producers [NMX3570] sector.

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Average market behaviour in November

The following chart plots the average performance of the FTSE 100 Index during November since 1984 (more info on this type of chart).

As can be seen, historically the market has increased, with a few ups and downs, throughout November, ending the month at the month high.

October 2013

The following chart shows the average performance of the market in October (1984-2012) and overlays the actual performance in October 2013.

 

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Rotork [ROR] – 45 years on the LSE

On this day in 1968 Rotork 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 Rotork has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 4.2 percentage points in March.

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

Observations

  1. The strongest month for Rotork shares relative to the market has been March (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 20 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Rotork relative to the market has been November (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 8 of the past 25 years).

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

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Daejan Holdings [DJAN] – 54 years on the LSE

On this day in 1959 Daejan Holdings 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 Daejan Holdings has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.9 percentage points in July.

Average monthly performance of Daejan Holdings [DJAN] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations

  1. The strongest month for Daejan Holdings shares relative to the market has been July (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 15 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Daejan Holdings relative to the market has been November (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 9 of the past 25 years).

Daejan Holdings is in the FTSE 350 Real Estate Investment & Services [NMX8630] sector.

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Dixons Retail [DXNS] – 51 years on the LSE

On this day in 1962 Dixons Retail 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 Dixons Retail has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.5 percentage points in February.

Average monthly performance of Dixons Retail [DXNS] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations

  1. Dixons shares have had no consistently strong month. February used to be a good month for Dixons, but in recent years the shares have been weak in this month.
  2. The weakest month for Dixons Retail relative to the market has been November (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 12 of the past 25 years).

 
Dixons Retail is in the FTSE 350 General Retailers [NMX5370] sector.

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Whitbread [WTB] – 65 years on the LSE

On this day in 1948 Whitbread 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 Whitbread has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.4 percentage points in January.

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

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Whitbread shares relative to the market has been January (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 17 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Whitbread relative to the market has been November (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 9 of the past 25 years).

 

Whitbread is in the FTSE 350 Travel & Leisure [NMX5750] sector.

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