Russell Indexes(redirected from Russell indices)
US equity index widely used by pension and mutual fund investors that are weighted by market capitalization and published by the Frank Russell Company of Tacoma, Washington. For example, the Russell 3000 index includes the 3,000 largest US companies according to market capitalization.
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Three indices that track the 3,000 largest (by market capitalization) publicly-traded companies in the United States. The Russell 1000 tracks the 1,000 largest, the Russell 2000 tracks the 2,000 next-to-largest companies, and the Russell 3000 tracks them all together. All the indices are weighted for market capitalization.
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Any of three market-value-weighted indexes of U.S. stocks: Russell 1000, Russell 2000, and Russell 3000. Russell 1000 includes the 1,000 largest capitalization U.S. stocks. Russell 2000 consists of the next 2,000 largest capitalization U.S. stocks and is often used as a measure of small stock performance. Russell 3000 is composed of all the stocks included in the two other indexes.
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