S&P 500 Historical Components & Composition Changes

The table below lists the historical components of S&P 500 index for the past eight years. If a company was part of the index during the last day of a year, it is marked as X. Export the list to Excel to examine how the index constituents have been changing. […]

FTSE 100 Index Historical Components & Changes

The table below lists the historical constituents of FTSE 100 index for the past eight years. FTSE 100 includes 100 companies but has 101 components. Royal Dutch Shell has two different classes of shares listed that are both part of the index. There used to be 102 constituents but Schroders’ […]

S&P 500 Historical Market Caps of Individual Companies

The table below lists the historical market caps of all current and past S&P 500 companies. The list includes all companies that have been part of the index any time since 12/31/2009 (the index components keep constantly changing, check the details of the changes from here). Note: the market value […]

CHINA – P/E & CAPE Ratio of Shanghai Stock Market

The current average P/E (price-earnings) ratio of Shanghai stock market is 17.85 (Feb 2017). The average P/E between 1/1/2005 and 2/28/2017 has been 20.80. The Shiller PE ratio is currently 18.05. Based on the averages, the shares traded on Shanghai stock exchange would appear to be slightly undervalued but Chinese […]

CAPE (Shiller PE), P/E & Yield of Japanese Stock Market

Shiller PE for public Japanese companies is currently 27.84 (2/28/2017). The current CAPE ratio is lower than its historical average which would indicate that the Japanese stock market is currently undervalued. However, the country’s equity market has been characterized by periods of extremely high valuations which make the average value […]

S&P 500 Weights of Individual Companies 1979 – 2016

The table below lists the weightings of S&P 500 companies for the past seven years. The components with largest weightings on 9/30/2016 were Apple (3.251%), Microsoft (2.395%), ExxonMobil (1.931%) and Amazon.com (1.758%). For the current weights of the components, contact S&P Dow Jones Indices directly. NOTE: If a company was […]

S&P 500 Historical Total Market Cap & Float Adjusted Cap

The table below shows the historical total market capitalization of the S&P 500 index. The total market cap is the combination of the values of the individual companies part of the index. The table includes also the float adjusted market cap that considers the free-float market value of the companies. […]

Global Market Cap to GNI/GDP Ratios for 28 Countries

The table below lists the total market cap to GNI (GDP) ratios for 28 major economies. Comparing the current market cap-to-GNI ratio (also known as Buffett Indicator) of a country to its historical average can be used to estimate the current valuation and expected returns of a nation’s stock market. […]

Russell 2000 Sector Performance (Total Return)

The table below list the annual total performance (dividends included) of Russell 2000 sectors. In 2016, the Materials companies provided the best annual return, 63.68%, after providing negative yearly gains of -27.36% in 2015. The worst performing sector in 2016 was Health Care which generated total return of -10.17%, being […]

S&P 500 Sector Weightings 1979 – 2016

The table below lists the historical sector weightings of S&P 500 index. Currently, the largest sector of S&P 500 index is Information Technology, followed by Health Cate. The smallest are Telecommunications and Materials sectors, both contributing less than 3% for the index. Real Estate was seperated from the Financials sector […]