Soybeans Futures (S) Seasonal Chart
The above chart represents the seasonality for Soybeans Futures (S) Continuous Contract for the past 20 years.
- Date range: January 1, 1990 to December 31, 2009
- Type: Commodity Futures – US
- Symbol: S
Soybeans Futures Continuous Contract Seasonality
Analysis has revealed that with a buy date of October 22 and a sell date of July 13, investors have benefited from a total return of 1276.17% over the last 10 years. This scenario has shown positive results in 8 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 64.49% with positive results in 10 of those periods.
The buy and hold return for the past 10 years was 313.2%.
**Results shown are compounded
How to Invest
iPath Grains ETN (Public, NYSE:JJG) – Info – The Dow Jones-UBS Grains Subindex Total Return is a sub-index of the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index Total Return 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 three futures contracts on grains traded on U.S. exchanges. Expense Ratio: 0.75%