Russell 1000 Index

Russell 1000 Index

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Summary

The Russell 1000 Index is a stock market index that represents the highest-ranking 1,000 stocks in the Russell 3000 Index, which represents about 90% of the total market capitalization of that index. The Russell 1000 Index has a weighted average market capitalization of $81 billion; the median market capitalization is approximately $4.6 billion. The smallest company in the index has a market capitalization of $1.8 billion.

The ticker symbol is ^RUI.

Investing

The Russell 1000 Index is tracked by several exchange-traded funds, such as the iShares Russell 1000 Index (NYSE Arca: IWB). There are also iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index (NYSE Arca: IWF) and iShares Russell 1000 Value Index (NYSE Arca: IWD).

Annual returns

2012 +13.92
2011 −0.51
2010 +13.87
2009 +25.47
2008 −39.02
2007 +3.86
2006 +13.34
2005 +4.37
2004 +9.49
2003 +27.54
2002 −22.94
2001 −13.59
2000 −8.84

Top 10 holdings

  • Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ)
  • General Electric (NYSE: GE)
  • Bank of America (NYSE: BAC)
  • ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM)
  • Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL)
  • Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT)
  • IBM (NYSE: IBM)
  • Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG)
  • Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC)
  • Pfizer (NYSE: PFE)

(as of November 2010)

Top sectors by weight

  • Technology
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care
  • Energy
  • Consumer Discretionary

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russell_1000_Index