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Heating Oil Futures (HO) Seasonal Chart

Heating Oil Futures (HO) Seasonal Chart

The above chart represents the seasonality for Heating Oil Futures (HO) Continuous Contract for the past 20 years.

  • Date range: January 1, 1990 to December 31, 2009
  • Type: Commodity Futures – US
  • Symbol: HO

Heating Oil Futures Continuous Contract Seasonality

Analysis has revealed that with a buy date of January 11 and a sell date of August 30, investors have benefited from a total return of 361.83% over the last 10 years. This scenario has shown positive results in 9 of those periods.

Conversely, the best return over the maximum number of positive periods reveals a buy date of January 11 and a sell date of June 13, producing a total return over the same 10-year range of 319.02% with positive results in 10 of those periods.

The buy and hold return for the past 10 years was 71.49%.

**Results shown are compounded

How to Invest

iPath Energy ETN (Public, NYSE:JJE)Info – The Dow Jones-UBS Energy Subindex Total ReturnService Mark is a sub-index of the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index Total ReturnService Mark and reflects the returns that are potentially available through an unleveraged investment in the futures contracts on physical commodities comprising the Index plus the rate of interest that could be earned on cash collateral invested in specified Treasury Bills. The Index is currently composed of four energy-related commodities contracts (crude oil, heating oil, natural gas and unleaded gasoline) traded on U.S. exchanges. Expense Ratio: 0.75

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