CNP - Effect of Election Cycles on CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
Election Cycle Trends in CNP Common Stock.
Several measures point to Republican administrations being most favorable to CNP stockholders. Two theories compete as to the influence of the President's political party on stock prices. One camp holds that the market reacts very to the choice of president, possibly even before election day when the outcome is forseen. Others believe the new president does not begin to materially influence the market until he has been in office for some time.
Monthly Appreciation is calculated as the percentage change between the mean price of each month compared to the preceding month. Price Periods are assigned to Political Parties three different ways for this calculation. Republicans are favored by all measures for CNP owners. |
Best Times in the Election Cycle For Short Term Speculation in CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Common Stock.
You may have seen charts that profile seasonal trends. This is similar, but it is based on the political calendar. The short (Congressional) cycle is 24 months long. The offyear is the preferred year for CNP, but the lowest profitability for investors occurs at an unusual time. |
More Political Cycles of CenterPoint Energy, Inc.?
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