Valentine's day is less than one week away. Historically, the U.S. major indexes have not shown much love on Valentine's Day nor the week after. The S&P has fared worst, with an average loss of -0.13% on Valentine's Day itself. In the week following Valentine's, the NASDAQ Composite has fared worst amongst the three major indexes, averaging a decline of -0.5%. There are, however, some companies that may benefit from Valentine's spending.
Dow since 1898:
S&P since 1928:
NASDAQ Composite since 1972:
Despite marginal average losses in the US major Indexes during Valentine's and a week later, here are some companies that may share the love on this special day.
3) Perfume Manufacturers:
4) Specialty Retailers:
6) Card makers:
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