At Seasonal Odds we analysed the average historical performance of each of the Dow Jones components in the last week of January over the last 5 years.
These 10 stocks all returned over 1% on average in the single week that closes out the first month of the year.
Notable even among the top 10 is Bank of America, which was positive 100% of the time in the last week of January, returning 6.36% on average. American Express returned an average of 3.71% and was positive 80% of the time, while The travellers Companies returned an average of 3.39% and was positive 100% of the time.
Seasonal Odds is a live-updating stock market Almanac and real-time back-testing engine developed at Harvard and MIT. It was created by Daniel Nadler (PhD Candidate, Harvard) and Pete Kruskall (S.B. and M.Eng., MIT).