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Natural Gas Futures (NG) Seasonal Chart

Natural Gas Futures (NG) Seasonal Chart

The above chart represents the seasonality for Natural Gas Futures (NG) Continuous Contract for the past 19 years.

  • Date range: January 1, 1991 to December 31, 2009
  • Type: Commodity Futures – US
  • Symbol: NG

Natural Gas Futures Continuous Contract Seasonality

Analysis has revealed that with a buy date of September 2 and a sell date of October 20, investors have benefited from a total return of 56.09% 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 April 29 and a sell date of May 11, producing a total return over the same 10-year range of 26.69% with positive results in 9 of those periods.

The buy and hold return for the past 10 years was -72.36%.

**Results shown are compounded

How to Invest

iPath Natural Gas ETN (Public, NYSE:GAZ)Info – The Dow Jones-UBS Natural Gas 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 includes the contract in the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index Total ReturnService Mark that relates to a single commodity, natural gas (currently the Henry Hub Natural Gas futures contract traded on the NYMEX). Expense Ratio: 0.75

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