A 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 September. Let’s look at the data tables below and provide some September seasonality stats and insights.
Strong September Seasonality
A couple of items worth noting: Ulta Salon (ULTA) has not had a losing month of September in its history. ULTA has been higher on 6 out of 6 occurrences in the month of September, with an average win percentage of 20.37%. Also, Toronto Dominion (TD) has showed consistent September gains over the years. TD has been higher on 15 out of 18 occurrences in the month of September, with an average win percentage of 5.62%.
Note as well that Amazon (AMZN) has been up 14 of the past 17 Septembers. Data for tables sourced from paststat.com.
Weak September Seasonality
A few items worth noting: People’s Financial (PFBX) and Stoneridge (SRI) have shown weak seasonality trends over the years. PFBX has been lower on 14 out of 15 occurrences in the month of September, with an average loss percentage of 5.27%. SRI has been lower on 14 out of 16 occurrences in the month of September, with an average loss percentage of 11.98%.
The past is not necessarily a predictor of the future, so there should definitely be more due diligence done. This post is simply intended to highlight September seasonality trends and generate some trading ideas for further vetting for the month of September. Thanks for reading.
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