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WageWorks, Inc. (NYSE:WAGE) Seasonal Chart

WAGE Relative to the S&P 500
WAGE Relative to the S&P 500

WAGE Relative to the Sector
WAGE Relative to the Sector

Monthly Seasonal WageWorks, Inc. (NYSE:WAGE)

Seasonal Chart Analysis

Analysis of the WageWorks, Inc. (NYSE:WAGE) seasonal charts above shows that a Buy Date of May 8 and a Sell Date of September 9 has resulted in a geometric average return of 12.99% above the benchmark rate of the S&P 500 Total Return Index over the past 6 years. This seasonal timeframe has shown positive results compared to the benchmark in 5 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 6 years by an average of 16.84% per year.

The seasonal timeframe correlates Poorly with the period of seasonal strength for the Industrials sector, which runs from October 29 to May 10. The seasonal chart for the broad sector is available via the following link: Industrials Sector Seasonal Chart.

A word of caution: Only 6 years of data is available for shares of WAGE, 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.

WageWorks is a provider of tax-advantaged programs in the United States. The company specialises in consumer-directed benefits such as health savings accounts, health and dependent-care flexible spending accounts, health reimbursement arrangements, and commuter benefit services, including transit, parking, and wellness programs. With the help of WageWorks, employees use pretax dollars to pay for healthcare, dependent care, and commuter expenses and save money on their payroll tax.

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