Sector Seasonality



All charts contain two seasonal patterns. One standard all-time seasonal pattern (Blue line) and our weighted average seasonal pattern (Yellow line). The strongest seasonal patterns will be during periods when both lines are aligned.

Consumer Discretionary 
US Consumer Discretionary sector seasonal pattern
Analysis of the Consumer Discretionary seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 17 January to 30 May has resulted in positive returns 100% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a buy date of 23 September to 28 December has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years.

Consumer Staples
US Consumer Staples sector seasonal pattern Analysis of the Consumer Staples seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 2 March to 12 May has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a buy date of 18 September to 24 December has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years.



Energy
US Energy sector seasonal chart
Analysis of the Energy seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 17 January to 29 April has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years.



Financials
US Financial sector seasonal chart Analysis of the Financials seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 16 September to 21 December has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years.
 
 


Healthcare
US Healthcare sector seasonal chart Analysis of the Healthcare seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 4 October to 28 December has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years.
 
 


Industrials
US Industrial sector seasonal chart Analysis of the Industrials seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 27 February to 3 May has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a buy date of 20 September to 27 December has resulted in positive returns 90% of the time over the past 10 years.
 
 


Materials
US Material sector seasonal chart Analysis of the Materials seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 21 January to 5 May has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a buy date of 21 September to 28 December has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years.
 
 


Utilities
US Utilities sector seasonal chart
 
 
Analysis of the Utilities seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 20 March to 24 May has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years.
 
 


Technology
US Technology sector seasonal chart
Analysis of the Technology seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 29 September to 24 December has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years.