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Seasonal Analysis of WCN (Waste Connections)


Seasonal Analysis

Using data from 1/3/2000 to 11/6/2017 for WCN (Waste Connections), this program was able to calculate the following historical seasonal cycles for this stock:
Historically, the best month to buy WCN is January
Historically, the best month to sell WCN is September

In January, WCN is historically down by -11.79%
In February, WCN is historically down by -8.60%
In March, WCN is historically down by -6.24%
In April, WCN is historically down by -4.43%
In May, WCN is historically down by -2.52%
In June, WCN is historically up by 0.02%
In July, WCN is historically up by 2.63%
In August, WCN is historically up by 4.06%
In September, WCN is historically up by 7.42%
In October, WCN is historically up by 7.24%
In November, WCN is historically up by 6.98%
In December, WCN is historically up by 5.21%

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General Statistics
Number of Data Points932
Start Date of Data1/3/2000
End Date of Data11/6/2017
Minimum Value of Adjusted Close1.52
Maximum Value of Adjusted Close71.87
Average Value of Adjusted Close17.18
Median Value of Adjusted Close11.41
Standard Deviation of Adjusted Close14.92
Coefficient of Variation for Adjusted Close 86.87%
  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 WCN tends towards a value in the vicinity of 17.18 (the mean) and 11.41 (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 WCN goes above 32.10 (mean + 1 standard deviation) or below 2.26 (mean - 1 standard deviation), then the reader is urged to investigate further for a possible buying or selling opportunity.

If the price of WCN goes above 47.02 (mean + 2 standard deviations), then the reader is urged to investigate further as this would be an unusual event.



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