Barr (A G) [BAG] – 43 years on the LSE

On this day in 1970 Barr (A G) 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 Barr (A G) has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 5.2 percentage points in January.
Average monthly performance of Barr (A G) [BAG] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1994-2012)
Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Barr (A G) shares relative to the market has been January (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 14 of the last 19 years).
  2. The weakest month for Barr (A G) relative to the market has been November (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 6 of the past 19 years).

 

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Sector performance in first two months of 2013

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

Performamce of FTSE 350 sectors in first two months of 2013

19 sectors increased by over 10% in the period. The only sector that did not rise in the two-month period was Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution.

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