The 2013 edition of the Almanac looks at the historic monthly performance of the FTSE 350 sectors. Here we look at the Technology Hardware & Equipment sector.
The following chart plots the average out-performance of the FTSE 350 Technology Hardware & Equipment sector over the FTSE 100 Index by month since 1999. For example, since 1999 on average the sector has out-performed the FTSE 100 Index by 4.0 percentage points in July.
- The strongest months have been July and November – the sector has under-performed the market only three times in July in the last 14 years.
- The weakest months have been February and September – the sector has out-performed the market only five times in February in the last 13 years.
The six stocks in the FTSE 350 Technology Hardware & Equipment sector [NMX9570] are-
|ARM Holdings [ARM]||Laird [LRD]|
|CSR [CSR]||Pace [PIC]|
|Imagination Technologies Group [IMG]||Spirent Communications [SPT]|