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Russell Top 50® Mega Cap Index

Monthly as of September 30, 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 September 30, 2014
Name Sept 3 Month YTD 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr 10 yr
Top 50 Mega Cap -0.46 3.04 8.24 20.66 21.71 14.38 7.09
Russell 3000 -2.08 0.01 6.95 17.76 23.08 15.78 8.44
Total returns as of October 21, 2014
Name Daily MTD YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
Top 50 Mega Cap 1.71 -1.99 6.09 13.78 17.67 13.29 6.91
Russell 3000 2.00 -1.21 5.65 12.07 18.85 15.00 8.35

Membership

Top 10 Holdings

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

Top 10 Performers

Ticker Holding 1 Mo Return %
MO Altria Group Inc 7.92
BAC Bank of America Corp 6.30
FB Facebook Inc 5.64
ABBV AbbVie 4.49
KO Coca-Cola Co 3.00
UNP Union Pacific Corp 2.99
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 2.76
MSFT Microsoft Corp 2.05
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc 1.48
PEP PepsiCo Inc 1.36

Russell Global Sectors

Top Sectors by weight

Sector
Technology
Financial Services
Health Care
Energy
Consumer Staples

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Index characteristics
Price/Book 2.85
Dividend Yield 2.26
P/E Ex-Neg Earnings 17.20
Long-Term Growth Forecast - IBES 10.31
EPS Growth - 5 Years 16.09
Capitalization statistics ($ B)
Average Market Cap ($-WTD) 238.265
Median Market Cap 157.418
Largest Stock by Market Cap 607.489
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