Russell Midcap Index

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Russell Midcap Index measures performance of the 800 smallest companies (31% of total capitalization) in the Russell 1000 Index. As of 31 March 2017, the stocks of the Russell Midcap Index have a weighted average market capitalization of approximately $14.1 billion, median capitalization of $6.9 billion, and market capitalization of the largest company $58 billion. The index, which was launched on November 1, 1991, is maintained by FTSE Russell, a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange Group.

Its ticker symbol is ^RMCC.

Investing[edit]

The Russell Midcap Index is tracked by an ETF, iShares Russell Mid-Cap (NYSE ArcaIWR).[1]

Annual returns[edit]

Year Total return
1995 34.45%
1996 19.00%
1997 29.01%
1998 10.09%
1999 18.23%
2000 8.25%
2001 –5.62%
2002 −16.19%
2003 40.06%
2004 20.22%
2005 12.65%
2006 15.26%
2007 5.60%
2008 −41.46%
2009 40.48%
2010 25.48%
2011 −1.55%
2012 17.28%
2013 34.76%
2014 13.22%
2015 −2.44%
2016 13.80%

Top 10 holdings[edit]

(as of March 31, 2017)[2]

Top sectors by weight[edit]

  • Financial Services
  • Consumer Discretionary
  • Producer Durables
  • Technology
  • Health Care

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]