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Over 90% Recurring Pattern Hit Rate

Stock Market Seasonality Charts 2024
Stock Market Seasonality Charts are an excellent technique to optimize your timing for entry and exit.

Seasonal charts, including a backtest, are an excellent way to assess the quality of seasonal patterns.

Identifying trading and investment opportunities has never been easier.

Seasonality of Stock Market

Seasonal patterns in the stock market are often caused by economic cycles. For example, when the economy is doing well, people spend money on big-ticket items like cars and houses. This boosts demand for stocks that are tied to those purchases. As the economy improves, people start saving again, which causes demand for stocks tied to savings to rise.

BUT, Be Careful.
Looking at a simple seasonal chart is not enough!

You need a backtest and KPIs to see the quality of the seasonal pattern.
The quality of your analysis determines your success.

Seasonal Examples of the Stock Market

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1. SPY (SPX) SP500 ETF - Sell in May

The best-known seasonal pattern on the stock market is: "Sell in May and go away, but remember to come back in September!"

Prices rise much more from October to April than from May to September.

2. MSFT: Microsoft Seasonality Chart

Microsoft almost always publishes better results than forecast in Q3.

This creates a stable, recurring pattern with a high hit rate from which you can profit.


YUM! Brands, Inc. is the world's largest operator of quick-service restaurants.

Regularly, the share price rises for three months from the beginning of March.

The hit rate of this seasonal pattern is over 95%. The Sortino Ratio is very high, suggesting a high and consistent performance.

4. LLY vs UNH: Seasonal Chart of Eli Lilly (LLY)

The seasonal chart of Eli Lilly and Company is solid in the last two months of the year.

TFavorable corporate earnings regularly generate price increases.

The positive seasonal pattern can also be found across the healthcare sector.

Let's look at some examples.

These examples have been known for a long time and are used intensively by experts.
But there are many more promising opportunities.

The best-known seasonal pattern in the stock market is:
""Sell in May and go away, but remember to come back in September!""

The following chart shows the different performance of the SP500 over the last 70 years if it had been bought or sold in May.
Prices rise much more from October to April than from May to the end of September.

The recurring strength of precious metals in the early weeks of the year is exceptional.
The chart shows the seasonal performance of gold, silver, copper, palladium, and platinum.

These precious metals rise the most in the first weeks of the year compared to the rest of the year.

Microsoft's stock usually rises sharply from mid-October to mid-November.
The hit rate is excellent. Only in 2003 and 2012 was there a significant loss. In all other years, the share price rose.
On 11 occasions, the share price rose by more than 10%.

The comparison shows two shares from the healthcare sector and illustrates which share has generated higher profits.
In this example, it is clear that the Eli Lilly share has a better hit rate (over 95%).
Comparisons are an essential part of any analysis.

There are also seasonal patterns within a month.
The monthly pattern shows that in the second half of the month, the TLT ETF has gained 183.41% over the past 20 years.
This is equivalent to an average annual return of 9.17%.

Use our Seasonality Screener to identify strong trading and investment signals automatically!
The screener offers numerous filters that you can customise to suit your needs.
Get the best entry and exit signals with just a few clicks.

The screener shows you the results separately for stocks, ETFs, indices, currencies, and futures.
This gives you a clear overview and lets you focus on your preferred asset class.

The statistical evaluations help you to optimize the time period of the analysis and to improve the quality of the analysis.

The statistics show the price development, in the analyzed years, months, days of the month and days of the week.
This data helps to identify good recurring price patterns.

The Seasonality Comparison tool is very useful for comparing different instruments. 
You can easily identify which index, sector, asset class, currency or commodity has performed best or worst.

We show the seasonality, performance, and hit ratio of each instrument.

Recurring, seasonal trends yield the same gains in a few weeks as typical investments do in a year.

The quality of your analysis determines your success.

You need a backtest to see if the recurring pattern has produced stable profits in each period and what drawdown has occurred.

Other statistical key figures and charts show qualitative monthly, weekly, and weekday performance details.
We show seasonal intraday charts for instruments with high trading volume for optimal buying time.

To use seasonality profitably, you need more than just a seasonality chart.
Our Seasonality Chart Analyzer shows you all the relevant data for your analyses and success.

Use the best seasonal patterns for your success.

Why is there a Seasonal Pattern in Stocks?

If you're looking for an investment strategy that will help you beat the market year after year, there's no better place to start than with seasonal investing. Seasonal investing is based on the idea that specific industries do better during certain times of the year. For example, the housing industry performs better in the spring and summer because more people buy homes.

There are many studies where the seasonal effect is well described. You can find a list of studies in the following post: What Is Seasonality? How It Works.

Price developments of stocks, currencies, and commodities result from economic or corporate developments. Economic and corporate developments repeat themselves and automatically generate recurring (seasonal) patterns. There are also weather-related reasons that influence the demand for commodities or products.

When should You Buy and Sell Stocks?

There are two main reasons why you should consider seasonal investing. First, it helps you avoid making costly mistakes by avoiding investments that could be performing better. Second, it allows you to make money when others are losing money.

There are many different reasons for the right time to buy and sell. Using seasonal effects is a good choice and has long been established in the financial industry. To identify the right time to buy and sell, you just need the right platform, which will search for the opportunities and allow you to analyze them.

Which Months are Best for Buying and Selling Stocks?

If you're looking to invest in stocks, there's no better time than now. The first three months of each year are the strongest for the stock market. This is because companies typically report earnings during these months, which will help determine whether the company will perform well or poorly.

What happens to the Stock Market During the Summer?

While the stock market tends to do well in the spring and fall, it tends to do worse in the summer. Why? Because people spend more time outdoors and less time inside watching TV and playing video games. As a result, fewer people buy new products and services, so businesses are making less money.

Seasonality can improve the timing of their investment and trading activities. Analyze strong recurring trends and find the best opportunities with our Seasonality Screener.

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