Diageo [DGE] – 61 years on the LSE

On this day in 1952 Diageo 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 Diageo has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 2.7 percentage points in March.

Average monthly performance of Diageo [DGE] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2012)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Diageo shares relative to the market has been March (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 17 of the last 24 years).
  2. The weakest month for Diageo relative to the market has been July (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 9 of the past 25 years).

Diageo is in the FTSE 350 Beverages [NMX3530] sector.

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Domino Printing Sciences [DNO] – 28 years on the LSE

On this day in 1985 Domino Printing Sciences 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 Domino Printing Sciences has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 8.1 percentage points in January.

Average monthly performance of Domino Printing Sciences [DNO] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1994-2012)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Domino Printing Sciences shares relative to the market has been January (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 15 of the last 19 years).
  2. The weakest month for Domino Printing Sciences relative to the market has been July (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 4 of the past 19 years).

Domino Printing Sciences is in the FTSE 350 Electronic & Electrical Equipment [NMX2730] sector.

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HSBC Holdings [HSBA] – 22 years on the LSE

On this day in 1991 HSBC Holdings 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 HSBC Holdings has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 3.7 percentage points in July.
Average monthly performance of HSBC Holdings [HSBA] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1994-2012)
Observations:

  1. The strongest month for HSBC Holdings shares relative to the market has been July (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 13 of the last 19 years).
  2. The weakest month for HSBC Holdings relative to the market has been March (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 5 of the past 19 years).

 

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De La Rue [DLAR] – 66 years on the LSE

On this day in 1947 De La Rue 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 De La Rue has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 3.3 percentage points in May.

Average monthly performance of De La Rue [DLAR] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1994-2012)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for De La Rue shares relative to the market has been May (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 13 of the last 19 years).
  2. The weakest month for De La Rue relative to the market has been July (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 6 of the past 19 years).

 

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Rentokil Initial [RTO] – 44 years on the LSE

On this day in 1969 Rentokil Initial 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 Rentokil Initial has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 2.0 percentage points in August.

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Rentokil Initial shares relative to the market has been August (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 15 of the last 19 years).
  2. The weakest month for Rentokil Initial relative to the market has been July (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 5 of the past 19 years).

 

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