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Russell Top 50® Mega Cap Index

Monthly as of August 31, 2014

Data in USD

The Russell Top 50® Mega Cap Index measures the performance of the largest companies in the Russell 3000® Index. It includes approximately 50 of the largest securities based on a combination of their market cap and current index membership and represents approximately 40% of the total market capitalization of the Russell 3000. The Russell Top 50 Index is constructed to provide a comprehensive unbiased and stable barometer of the largest U.S. companies. The Index is completely reconstituted annually to ensure new and growing equities are reflected.

Performance (USD)

Total returns as of August 31, 2014
Name August 3 Month YTD 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr 10 yr
Top 50 Mega Cap 4.12 4.81 8.74 23.96 19.69 15.12 7.04
Russell 3000 4.20 4.70 9.23 24.74 20.65 17.22 8.83
Total returns as of September 30, 2014
Name Daily MTD YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
Top 50 Mega Cap -0.11 -0.46 8.24 20.66 21.71 14.38 7.09
Russell 3000 -0.41 -2.08 6.95 17.76 23.08 15.78 8.44

Membership

Top 10 Holdings

Holding
Apple Inc
Exxon Mobil Corp
Microsoft Corp
Johnson & Johnson
General Electric Co
Berkshire Hathaway Inc
Chevron Corp
Wells Fargo & Co
JPMorgan Chase & Co
Procter & Gamble Co

Top 10 Performers

Ticker Holding 1 Mo Return %
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc 17.51
HD Home Depot Inc 15.65
FOXA 21st Century Fox Inc 11.81
AMGN Amgen Inc 9.94
BRK/B Berkshire Hathaway Inc 9.42
AMZN Amazon.com Inc 8.32
AAPL Apple Inc 7.78
UNP Union Pacific Corp 7.59
PG Procter & Gamble Co 7.49
KO Coca-Cola Co 6.18

Russell Global Sectors

Top Sectors by weight

Sector
Technology
Financial Services
Health Care
Energy
Consumer Staples

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Index characteristics
Price/Book 2.87
Dividend Yield 2.22
P/E Ex-Neg Earnings 17.32
Long-Term Growth Forecast - IBES 10.11
EPS Growth - 5 Years 16.01
Capitalization statistics ($ B)
Average Market Cap ($-WTD) 240.366
Median Market Cap 156.902
Largest Stock by Market Cap 618.041
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