The 2013 edition of the Almanac looks at the historic monthly performance of the FTSE 350 sectors. Here we look at the Electronic & Electrical Equipment sector.
The following chart plots the average out-performance of the FTSE 350 Electronic & Electrical Equipment sector over the FTSE 100 Index by month since 1999. For example, since 1999 on average the Electronic & Electrical Equipment sector has out-performed the FTSE 100 Index by 7.7 percentage points in January.
- The strongest months are January, April and November – the sector has under-performed the market only twice in the past 13 years in January.
- The weakest months have been February and September – the sector has out-performed the market only four times in September in the last 14 years.
The seven stocks in the FTSE 350 Electronic & Electrical Equipment sector [NMX2730] are-
|Dialight [DIA]||Oxford Instruments [OXIG]|
|Domino Printing Services [DNO]||Renishaw [RSW]|
|Halma [HLMA]||Spectris [SXS]|
|Morgan Crucible Company (The) [MGCR]|