October Seasonality: Strong And Weak Trending Stocks

Robert Lesnicki

stock market seasonalityA new month is here, so it’s time to take a look at some stocks and ETFs that show strong and weak seasonality trends for the month of October. This month often carries the stigma of being a bit more volatile, so investors will need to stay focused.

Below are the data tables for October highlighting some October seasonality stats and insights.

Strong October Seasonality – Stocks To Watch

A couple items worth noting:  Kinder Morgan (KMP) has showed strong October seasonality trends over the years. KMP has been higher on 19 out of 21 occurrences, with an average win percentage of 5.08%. Gap (GPS) has also showed strong October seasonality trends over the years. GPS has been higher on 20 out of 23 occurrences, with an average win percentage of 9.22%. Notable names like Mastercard (MA) and Coach (COH) have also faired well.

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Weak September Seasonality – Stocks To Watch

A few items worth noting: T-Mobile (TMUS) has not had a winning month of October in its history. TMUS has been lower on 6 out of 6 occurrences, with an average loss percentage of 11.43%. Also, Evolution Petroleum (EPM) has showed weak October seasonality trends over the years. EPM has been lower on 14 out of 16 occurrences, with an average loss percentage of 21.88%.

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The past is not necessarily a predictor of the future, so investors should definitely do their homework and due diligence. This post is simply intended to highlight October seasonality trends and generate some trading ideas for further vetting for the month of September. Thanks for reading

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