On this day in 1948 Next 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 Next has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 2.3 percentage points in March.
- The strongest month for Next shares relative to the market has been March (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 14 of the last 19 years).
- The weakest month for Next relative to the market has been December (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 8 of the past 19 years).