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).
- 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.
- 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]|