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Wheat Futures (W) Seasonal Chart

Wheat Futures (W) Seasonal Chart

The above chart represents the seasonality for Wheat Futures (W) Continuous Contract for the past 20 years.

  • Date range: January 1, 1990 to December 31, 2009
  • Type: Commodity Futures – US
  • Symbol: W

Wheat Futures Continuous Contract Seasonality

Analysis has revealed that with a buy date of December 6 and a sell date of March 12, investors have benefited from a total return of 37.4% over the last 10 years. This scenario has shown positive results in 5 of those periods.

Conversely, the best return over the maximum number of positive periods reveals a buy date of December 6 and a sell date of January 2, producing a total return over the same 10-year range of 29.69% with positive results in 8 of those periods.

The buy and hold return for the past 10 years was -40.4%.

**Results shown are compounded

How to Invest

iPath Grains ETN (Public, NYSE:JJG) – Info – The Dow Jones-UBS Grains Subindex Total ReturnService Mark is a sub-index of the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index Total ReturnService Mark and reflects the returns that are potentially available through an unleveraged investment in the futures contracts on physical commodities comprising the Index plus the rate of interest that could be earned on cash collateral invested in specified Treasury Bills. The Index is currently composed of three futures contracts on grains traded on U.S. exchanges.  Expense Ratio: 0.75%

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