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Seasonal Analysis of SCSC (ScanSource)

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Seasonal Analysis

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Notes: "Adjusted Close" means closing price was adjusted for splits
and dividends; Weekly (not daily) Adjusted close price was used for calculations;

Using data from 1/3/2000 to 5/21/2018 for SCSC (ScanSource), this program was able to calculate the following historical seasonal cycles for this stock:

Historically, the best month to buy SCSC is May

Historically, the best month to sell SCSC is December

In January, SCSC is historically down by -4.15%

In February, SCSC is historically down by -5.18%

In March, SCSC is historically up by 0.01%

In April, SCSC is historically down by -4.27%

In May, SCSC is historically down by -5.23%

In June, SCSC is historically down by -0.38%

In July, SCSC is historically up by 3.23%

In August, SCSC is historically up by 0.70%

In September, SCSC is historically down by -2.02%

In October, SCSC is historically up by 5.99%

In November, SCSC is historically up by 1.75%

In December, SCSC is historically up by 9.56%

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See Also: Fourier Analysis of SCSCGeneral Statistics | |

Number of Data Points | 960 |

Start Date of Data | 1/3/2000 |

End Date of Data | 5/21/2018 |

Minimum Value of Adjusted Close | 6.78 |

Maximum Value of Adjusted Close | 44.70 |

Average Value of Adjusted Close | 27.90 |

Median Value of Adjusted Close | 29.63 |

Standard Deviation of Adjusted Close | 9.47 |

Coefficient of Variation for Adjusted Close | 33.94% |

The average ("mean") and median are measures of central tendency.

For the given time period, the price of SCSC tends towards a value in the vicinity of 27.90 (the mean) and 29.63 (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 SCSC goes above 37.37 (mean + 1 standard deviation) or below 18.43 (mean - 1 standard deviation), then the reader is urged to investigate further for a possible buying or selling opportunity.

If the price of SCSC goes above 46.84 (mean + 2 standard deviations) or below 8.96 (mean - 2 standard deviations), then the reader is urged to investigate further as this would be an unusual event.

For the given time period, the price of SCSC tends towards a value in the vicinity of 27.90 (the mean) and 29.63 (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 SCSC goes above 37.37 (mean + 1 standard deviation) or below 18.43 (mean - 1 standard deviation), then the reader is urged to investigate further for a possible buying or selling opportunity.

If the price of SCSC goes above 46.84 (mean + 2 standard deviations) or below 8.96 (mean - 2 standard deviations), then the reader is urged to investigate further as this would be an unusual event.

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