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Russell Indexes

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.

Russell Indexes

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.

Russell Indexes

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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The Russell Eurozone small cap index rose 25 percent in 2012, outperforming all other Russell indices last year, according to a report from Seattle-based Russell Investments.
Cohen, OPNET's Chairman and CEO, stated, "We welcome our inclusion in the Russell 3000 Index and believe this will increase the Company's visibility with investors and institutions that rely on the Russell indices as part of their investment strategy.
We expect that by qualifying for the Russell 3000 Index, which will allow us to be included in the Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap indices, our Company's visibility will be enhanced with those investors and institutions that rely on the Russell indices as part of their investment strategy.
Inclusion in the Russell indices reflects our ongoing success in achieving these objectives.
We believe inclusion in these indices will increase our visibility with investors and institutions that rely on the Russell indices as part of their investment strategy, or those who have a special interest in or focus on investing in community bank stocks.
to Russell indices each quarter, Russell will not delete existing index members to make room for them, but will continue to reconstitute the indices fully each year at the end of the second quarter.
Annual reconstruction of the Russell indices began at the end of May and became effective on June 25.
Annual reconstitution of Russell indices captures the 3,000 largest U.
Russell indices are widely used by investment managers for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active strategies.
When the listings in the Russell indices are revised, changes in the holdings of individual common stocks occur both in funds structured to reflect the performance of particular indices and funds whose performance is measured against changes in these indices.
The Russell Indices are leading investment rankings of stocks compiled by The Frank Russell Company.
The Russell indices are a true measure of Wall Street's valuation of a public company because they are based strictly on market capitalization," said Christopher Edgecomb, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of STAR.