S&P 500® Index A popular benchmark for U.S. large-cap equities that includes 500 companies from leading industries and captures approximately 80% coverage of available market capitalization.
S&P 500® Growth Index A market-capitalization-weighted index developed by Standard and Poor's consisting of those stocks within the S&P 500 Index that exhibit strong growth characteristics.
S&P 500® Value Index A market-capitalization-weighted index developed by Standard and Poor's consisting of those stocks within the S&P 500 Index that exhibit strong “value” characteristics.
S&P 1500 Composite Index The S&P Composite 1500 Index combines three leading equity indices, the S&P 500 Index, the S&P MidCap 400 Index, and the S&P SmallCap 600 to cover about 90% of U.S. market capitalization. It is designed to be a benchmark of the U.S. equity market.
S&P MidCap 400 Index A benchmark that seeks to target the mid-cap portion of the US equities market. The index covers more than 7 percent of the U.S. equities market. Included in the index are companies with market cap in the range of $1 billion to $4.5 billion. This range is reviewed from time to time to ensure consistency with market conditions.
S&P SmallCap 600® Index A benchmark that seeks to measure the small-cap segment of the U.S. equity market. The index is designed to track companies that meet specific inclusion criteria to ensure that they are liquid and financially viable.