The 2013 edition of the Almanac looks at the historic monthly performance of the FTSE 350 sectors. Here we look at the Oil & Gas Producers sector.
The following chart plots the average out-performance of the FTSE 350 Oil & Gas Producers sector over the FTSE 100 Index by month since 1999. For example, since 1999 on average the Oil & Gas Producers sector has out-performed the FTSE 100 Index by 2.4 percentage points in March.
- The strongest months have been March and June – the sector has under-performed the market only three times in March in the last 13 years.
- The weakest month has been November – the sector has out-performed the market only six times in march in the last 14 years.
The 13 stocks in the FTSE 350 Oil & Gas Producers sector [NMX0530] are-
|Afren [AFR]||Ophir Energy [OPHR]|
|BG Group [BG.]||Premier Oil [PMO]|
|BP [BP.]||Royal Dutch Shell [RDSB]|
|Cairn Energy [CNE]||Salamander Energy [SMDR]|
|EnQuest [ENQ]||SOCO International [SIA]|
|Essar Energy [ESSR]||Tullow Oil [TLW]|
|Heritage Oil Ltd [HOIL]|