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Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN) Seasonal Chart

Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN) Seasonality

CPN Relative to the S&P 500
CPN Relative to the S&P 500

CPN Relative to the Sector
CPN Relative to the Sector

Monthly Seasonal Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN)

Seasonal Chart Analysis

Analysis of the Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN) seasonal charts above shows that a Buy Date of February 28 and a Sell Date of June 2 has resulted in a geometric average return of 16.61% above the benchmark rate of the S&P 500 Total Return Index over the past 9 years. This seasonal timeframe has shown positive results compared to the benchmark in 8 of those periods. This is a very good rate of success and the return strongly outperforms the relative buy-and-hold performance of the stock over the past 9 years by an average of 23.61% per year.

The seasonal timeframe correlates Poorly with the period of seasonal strength for the Utilities sector, which runs from July 23 to October 3. The seasonal chart for the broad sector is available via the following link: Utilities Sector Seasonal Chart.

A word of caution: Only 9 years of data is available for shares of CPN, perhaps insufficient to create a seasonal profile that accurately gauges the seasonal tendencies influencing the investment. Ideally, while 20 years is preferred, at least 10 years of data is required to perform a seasonal analysis that is considered to be reliable for future seasonal periods.

Calpine Corp is a natural-gas power producer in the United States. Its power producing assets are in East and West of United States as well as Texas. The company also owns geothermal generation of solar generation in California.

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