RPS Group [RPS] – 27 years on the LSE

On this day in 1987 RPS Group listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of RPS Group

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average RPS Group has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 5.1 percentage points in March.
Average monthly performance of RPS Group [RPS] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for RPS Group shares relative to the market has been March (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 16 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for RPS Group relative to the market has been October (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 9 of the past 26 years).

RPS Group is in the FTSE 350 Support Services [NMX2790] sector.

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Chemring Group [CHG] – 40 years on the LSE

On this day in 1974 Chemring Group listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Chemring Group

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Chemring Group has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 4.4 percentage points in January.
Average monthly performance of Chemring Group [CHG] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Chemring Group shares relative to the market has been January (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 15 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Chemring Group relative to the market has been October (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 9 of the past 26 years).

Chemring Group is in the FTSE 350 Aerospace & Defense [NMX2710] sector.

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SSE [SSE] – 23 years on the LSE

On this day in 1991 SSE listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of SSE

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1991. For example, on average SSE has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 2.2 percentage points in June.
Average monthly performance of SSE [SSE] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1991-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for SSE shares relative to the market has been June (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 14 of the last 22 years).
  2. The weakest month for SSE relative to the market has been October (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 6 of the past 22 years).

SSE is in the FTSE 350 Electricity [NMX7530] sector.

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Croda International [CRDA] – 50 years on the LSE

On this day in 1964 Croda International listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Croda International

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Croda International has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 4.4 percentage points in February.

Monthly seasonality of shares [CRDA] (2014)Observations

  • The strongest month for Croda International shares relative to the market has been February (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 19 of the last 25 years).
  • The weakest month for Croda International relative to the market has been October (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 9 of the past 25 years).

 

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St Modwen Properties [SMP] – 28 years on the LSE

On this day in 1986 St Modwen Properties listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of St Modwen Properties

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average St Modwen Properties has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 8.1 percentage points in February.
Average monthly performance of St Modwen Properties [SMP] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

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

St Modwen Properties is in the FTSE 350 Real Estate Investment & Services [NMX8630] sector.

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Merchants Trust (The) [MRCH] – 60 years on the LSE

On this day in 1954 Merchants Trust (The) listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Merchants Trust (The)

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Merchants Trust (The) has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.1 percentage points in May.

Average monthly performance of Merchants Trust (The) [MRCH] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Merchants Trust (The) shares relative to the market has been May (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 14 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Merchants Trust (The) relative to the market has been October (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 7 of the past 26 years).

Merchants Trust (The) is in the FTSE 350 Equity Investment Instruments [NMX8980] sector.

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Barratt Developments [BDEV] – 45 years on the LSE

On this day in 1968 Barratt Developments 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 Barratt Developments has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 9.0 percentage points in February.

Average monthly performance of Barratt Developments [BDEV] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Barratt Developments shares relative to the market has been February (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 21 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Barratt Developments relative to the market has been October (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 10 of the past 26 years).

Barratt Developments is in the FTSE 350 Household Goods & Home Construction [NMX3720] sector.

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Balfour Beatty [BBY] – 68 years on the LSE

On this day in 1945 Balfour Beatty 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 Balfour Beatty has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 3.8 percentage points in March.

Average monthly performance of Balfour Beatty [BBY] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Balfour Beatty shares relative to the market has been March (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 16 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Balfour Beatty relative to the market has been October (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 6 of the past 25 years). In recent years BBY has also been weak in April – it has fallen every April in the years 2004-2013.

Balfour Beatty is in the FTSE 350 Construction & Materials [NMX2350] sector.

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GlaxoSmithKline [GSK] – 41 years on the LSE

On this day in 1972 GlaxoSmithKline 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 GlaxoSmithKline has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.7 percentage points in June.

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

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for GlaxoSmithKline shares relative to the market has been June (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 16 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for GlaxoSmithKline relative to the market has been October (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 10 of the past 25 years).

GlaxoSmithKline is in the FTSE 350 Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology [NMX4570] sector.

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Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust [FRCL] – 61 years on the LSE

On this day in 1952 Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust 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 Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.2 percentage points in December.

Average monthly performance of Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust [FRCL] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1994-2012)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust shares relative to the market has been December (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 14 of the last 19 years).
  2. The weakest month for Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust relative to the market has been October (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 7 of the past 19 years).

 

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