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Seasonal Analysis of WM (Waste Management)


Seasonal Analysis

Using data from 6/22/1988 to 7/26/2021 for WM (Waste Management), this program was able to calculate the following historical seasonal cycles for this stock:
Historically, the best month to buy WM is February
Historically, the best month to sell WM is June

In January, WM is historically down by -6.02%
In February, WM is historically down by -6.71%
In March, WM is historically down by -4.71%
In April, WM is historically down by -2.91%
In May, WM is historically down by -0.88%
In June, WM is historically up by 3.66%
In July, WM is historically up by 2.93%
In August, WM is historically up by 2.80%
In September, WM is historically up by 2.57%
In October, WM is historically up by 2.83%
In November, WM is historically up by 2.81%
In December, WM is historically up by 3.63%

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See Also: Fourier Analysis of WM
 
 
General Statistics
Number of Data Points1728
Start Date of Data6/22/1988
End Date of Data7/26/2021
Minimum Value of Adjusted Close0.86
Maximum Value of Adjusted Close148.26
Average Value of Adjusted Close30.44
Median Value of Adjusted Close21.45
Standard Deviation of Adjusted Close29.98
Coefficient of Variation for Adjusted Close 98.50%
  Notes: "Adjusted Close" means closing price was adjusted for splits and dividends; Weekly (not daily) Adjusted close price was used for calculations; 
The average ("mean") and median are measures of central tendency.

For the given time period, the price of WM tends towards a value in the vicinity of 30.44 (the mean) and 21.45 (the median).

Standard Deviation and Coefficient Of Variation are measures of dispersion. These can be used to measure the volatility (risk) of a security, and also to estimate the expected ranges of the price.

Assuming a normal distribution, we expect to see 68% of values within one Standard Deviation of the mean (average), 95% of the values within two standard deviations of the mean, and 99% of the values within three standard deviations of the mean.

If the price of WM goes above 60.42 (mean + 1 standard deviation) or below 0.46 (mean - 1 standard deviation), then the reader is urged to investigate further for a possible buying or selling opportunity.

If the price of WM goes above 90.41 (mean + 2 standard deviations), then the reader is urged to investigate further as this would be an unusual event.



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