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Dow Jones Transportation Average Index (^DJT) Seasonal Chart

Dow Jones Transportation Average Index (^DJT) Seasonal Chart

The above chart represents the seasonality for the Dow Jones Transportation Average Index for the past 20 years.

  • Date range: January 1, 1990 to December 31, 2009
  • Type: Index – US
  • Symbol: .DJT, ^DJT

Dow Jones Transportation Average (^DJT) Seasonality

Analysis has revealed that with a buy date of March 9 and a sell date of June 4, investors have benefited from a total return of 187.93% over the last 10 years. This scenario has shown positive results in 7 of those periods.

Conversely, the best return over the maximum number of positive periods reveals a buy date of October 19 and a sell date of August 12, producing a total return over the same 10-year range of 121.25% with positive results in 10 of those periods.

 

How to Invest

  • iShares Dow Jones Transport. Avg. (ETF) (Public, NYSE:IYT)Info – iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund (the Fund) seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Dow Jones Transportation Average Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of the transportation sector of the United States equity market, and includes companies in primary groups, such as airlines, trucking, railroads, air freight, transportation services and industrial services. Companies are selected for inclusion in the Index by the editors of the Wall Street Journal. The Index is subset of the Dow Jones U.S Index. The components stocks are weighted based on the price of the component securities, with the highest priced securities generally having higher weighting in the Index. The Fund invests in a representative sample of securities included in the Index that collectively has an investment profile similar to the Index. The Fund’s investment advisor is BlackRock Fund Advisors. Expense Ratio: 0.48%

News Headlines for Dow Jones Transportation Average (^DJT)

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