The 2013 edition of the Almanac looks at the historic monthly performance of the FTSE 350 sectors. Here we look at the Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution sector.
The following chart plots the average out-performance of the FTSE 350 Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution sector over the FTSE 100 Index by month since 2006. For example, since 2006 on average the sector has out-performed the FTSE 100 Index by 4.1 percentage points in February.
- The strongest months have been February and March – the sector has out-performed the market in March every year since 2006.
- Although the sector has under-performed the market by an average 1.7 percentage points in September since 2006, it has actually out-performed the market in four of those years and so has not been consistently weak in September.
The five stocks in the FTSE 350 Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution sector [NMX0570] are-
|AMEC [AMEC]||Kentz Corporation Ltd [KENZ]|
|Hunting [HTG]||Petrofac Ltd [PFC]|
|John Wood Group [WG.]|