February Seasonality: Which Stocks Tend To Outperform?

trading analysisThe month of January limped to a close on Friday, turning investors focus to the month ahead. In an effort to generate some trading ideas, I found myself curious about which stocks and ETFs had strong February seasonality. With this in mind, I did a some research and came up with the following list of some stocks and ETFs that tend to perform well in February. Let’s take a look at the results below:

February Seasonality_Stocks

Data was sourced from paststat.com

A couple of things that stood out:  Stocks like Visa (V) and CBOE Holdings (CBOE) have not had a losing February in their short history. Also, stocks like Hershey Foods (HSY) and Consol Energy (CNX) have tended to show strong February seasonality.

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The past is not necessarily a predictor of the future, so there should be more due diligence done.  The point of this February seasonality scan was to produce some ideas for further vetting (or a watch list). Thanks for reading!

Author is long SLV via call spreads at the time of publication. Any opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author, and do not in any way represent the views or opinions of any other person or entity.