Serco Group [SRP] – 26 years on the LSE

On this day in 1988 Serco Group listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Serco Group

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Serco Group has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 4.4 percentage points in January.
Average monthly performance of Serco Group [SRP] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Serco Group shares relative to the market has been January (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 18 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Serco Group relative to the market has been July (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 11 of the past 25 years).

Serco Group is in the FTSE 350 Support Services [NMX2790] sector.

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Go-Ahead Group (The) [GOG] – 20 years on the LSE

On this day in 1994 Go-Ahead Group (The) listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Go-Ahead Group (The)

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Go-Ahead Group (The) has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.9 percentage points in December.
Average monthly performance of Go-Ahead Group (The) [GOG] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Go-Ahead Group (The) shares relative to the market has been December (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 14 of the last 20 years).
  2. The weakest month for Go-Ahead Group (The) relative to the market has been November (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 9 of the past 19 years).

Go-Ahead Group (The) is in the FTSE 350 Travel & Leisure [NMX5750] sector.

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Meggitt [MGGT] – 67 years on the LSE

On this day in 1947 Meggitt listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Meggitt

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Meggitt has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 3.4 percentage points in March.
Average monthly performance of Meggitt [MGGT] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Meggitt shares relative to the market has been March (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 15 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Meggitt relative to the market has been July (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 11 of the past 25 years).

Meggitt is in the FTSE 350 Aerospace & Defense [NMX2710] sector.

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Reed Elsevier [REL] – 66 years on the LSE

On this day in 1948 Reed Elsevier listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Reed Elsevier

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Reed Elsevier has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 2.2 percentage points in February.

Average monthly performance of Reed Elsevier [REL] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Reed Elsevier shares relative to the market has been February (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 18 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Reed Elsevier relative to the market has been April (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 10 of the past 24 years).

Reed Elsevier is in the FTSE 350 Media [NMX5550] sector.

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St Modwen Properties [SMP] – 28 years on the LSE

On this day in 1986 St Modwen Properties listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of St Modwen Properties

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average St Modwen Properties has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 8.1 percentage points in February.
Average monthly performance of St Modwen Properties [SMP] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for St Modwen Properties shares relative to the market has been February (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 18 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for St Modwen Properties relative to the market has been October (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 10 of the past 26 years).

St Modwen Properties is in the FTSE 350 Real Estate Investment & Services [NMX8630] sector.

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Elementis [ELM] – 50 years on the LSE

On this day in 1964 Elementis listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Elementis

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Elementis has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 4.4 percentage points in March.
Average monthly performance of Elementis [ELM] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Elementis shares relative to the market has been March (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 17 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Elementis relative to the market has been September (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 11 of the past 26 years).

Elementis is in the FTSE 350 Chemicals [NMX1350] sector.

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Galliford Try [GFRD] – 42 years on the LSE

On this day in 1972 Galliford Try listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Galliford Try

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Galliford Try has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 5.3 percentage points in February.

Average monthly performance of Galliford Try [GFRD] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Galliford Try shares relative to the market has been February (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 15 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Galliford Try relative to the market has been November (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 8 of the past 25 years).

Galliford Try is in the FTSE 350 Construction & Materials [NMX2350] sector.

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Merchants Trust (The) [MRCH] – 60 years on the LSE

On this day in 1954 Merchants Trust (The) listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Merchants Trust (The)

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Merchants Trust (The) has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.1 percentage points in May.

Average monthly performance of Merchants Trust (The) [MRCH] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Merchants Trust (The) shares relative to the market has been May (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 14 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Merchants Trust (The) relative to the market has been October (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 7 of the past 26 years).

Merchants Trust (The) is in the FTSE 350 Equity Investment Instruments [NMX8980] sector.

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Smith (DS) [SMDS] – 28 years on the LSE

On this day in 1986 Smith (DS) listed on the LSE.

Monthly seasonality of Smith (DS)

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Smith (DS) has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 3.0 percentage points in December.

Average monthly performance of Smith (DS) [SMDS] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Smith (DS) shares relative to the market has been December (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 14 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Smith (DS) relative to the market has been March (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 12 of the past 25 years).

Smith (DS) is in the FTSE 350 General Industrials [NMX2720] sector.

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Bodycote [BOY] – 42 years on the LSE

On this day in 1972 Bodycote 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 Bodycote has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 4.6 percentage points in April.

Average monthly performance of Bodycote [BOY] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Bodycote shares relative to the market has been April (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 17 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Bodycote relative to the market has been December (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 10 of the past 26 years).

Bodycote is in the FTSE 350 Industrial Engineering [NMX2750] sector.

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