# historical 6 or more months winning streak for S&P 500 Index

With S&P 500 index gaining for 6 months in row , we looked at how the S&P 500 Index fared over the next 1 month , 1 quarter , 6 months and over the next one year since 1950.

#FYI , this is the 48 th instance of S&P 500 Index gaining for 6 months (interleaving instances , if S&P 500 Index gains for 7 months , it is included as well under 6 months of consecutive gains ) in row since 1950

**Winning odds for the next month **

- Winners : 29
- Losers : 18
- % Winners : 62%
- Average Change % : 0.79
- Median Change % : 1.26
- Maximum Gain % : 10.24
- Maximum Loss % : -6.77
- Average Gain %if Winner : 2.87
- Average Loss % if Loser : -2.57
- Average Gain % / Average Loss % : 1.12

**Winning odds for the next Quarter ( i.e 3 month holding period)**

- Winners : 40
- Losers : 7
- % Winners : 85%
- Average Change % : 3.38
- Median Change % : 2.59
- Maximum Gain % : 13.17
- Maximum Loss % : -11.89
- Average Gain %if Winner : 4.79
- Average Loss % if Loser : -4.66
- Average Gain % / Average Loss % : 1.03

** Winning odds for the next Half Year ( i.e 6 month holding period)**

- Winners : 38
- Losers : 7
- % Winners : 84%
- Average Change % : 7.77
- Median Change % : 8.40
- Maximum Gain % : 23.18
- Maximum Loss % : -9.35
- Average Gain %if Winner : 9.96
- Average Loss % if Loser : -4.13
- Average Gain % / Average Loss % : 2.42

** Winning odds for the next One Year ( i.e 12 month holding period)**

- Winners : 38
- Losers : 7
- % Winners : 84%
- Average Change % : 11.77
- Median Change % : 9.30
- Maximum Gain % : 40.08
- Maximum Loss % : -13.26
- Average Gain %if Winner : 14.79
- Average Loss % if Loser : -4.64
- Average Gain % / Average Loss % : 3.19

Below the table with S&P change % details after 1 Month, 1 Quarter , Half Year , 1 year , after S&P 500 Index winning streaks of 6 or more

do note that that Sell in May and Go Away do spoil the returns in this momentum continuation of 6 or more months of S&P 500 Index continuous gains.

as can be be seen the average 6 months gains for 6 or more months of winning streaks are mere 2.64% as against the average of 7.77% gains

Month | Chg % 6 Mths Later |

Apr-13 | ?? |

Apr-98 | -1.18 |

Apr-96 | 7.81 |

Apr-91 | 4.56 |

Apr-83 | -0.54 |

Apr-71 | -9.35 |

Apr-61 | 5.07 |

Apr-54 | 12.1 |

avg | 2.64 |

**inspiration by Rob Hanna from Quantifiable Edges What Happens After 6 Months Of Gains post**