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Seasonal Analysis of HSCSX (SMALL-COMPANY STOCK FUND SMALL-COMPANY STOCK FUND)


Seasonal Analysis

Using data from 1/3/2000 to 6/4/2018 for HSCSX (SMALL-COMPANY STOCK FUND SMALL-COMPANY STOCK FUND), this program was able to calculate the following historical seasonal cycles for this stock:
Historically, the best month to buy HSCSX is January
Historically, the best month to sell HSCSX is December

In January, HSCSX is historically down by -4.92%
In February, HSCSX is historically down by -3.93%
In March, HSCSX is historically down by -3.03%
In April, HSCSX is historically down by -1.48%
In May, HSCSX is historically down by -0.30%
In June, HSCSX is historically up by 0.38%
In July, HSCSX is historically up by 1.37%
In August, HSCSX is historically up by 1.14%
In September, HSCSX is historically up by 1.21%
In October, HSCSX is historically down by -0.62%
In November, HSCSX is historically up by 3.17%
In December, HSCSX is historically up by 7.00%

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General Statistics
Number of Data Points962
Start Date of Data1/3/2000
End Date of Data6/4/2018
Minimum Value of Adjusted Close5.47
Maximum Value of Adjusted Close45.78
Average Value of Adjusted Close19.39
Median Value of Adjusted Close15.29
Standard Deviation of Adjusted Close11.07
Coefficient of Variation for Adjusted Close 57.08%
  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 HSCSX tends towards a value in the vicinity of 19.39 (the mean) and 15.29 (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 HSCSX goes above 30.47 (mean + 1 standard deviation) or below 8.32 (mean - 1 standard deviation), then the reader is urged to investigate further for a possible buying or selling opportunity.

If the price of HSCSX goes above 41.54 (mean + 2 standard deviations), then the reader is urged to investigate further as this would be an unusual event.



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