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 the only sector that provided negative return. The total returns have been calculated using equal weightings.

Russell 2000 - Annual Sector Total Performance (TTM)



Purchase Total Performance indices for GICS Sectors and Industries since 12/31/1995, that allow you to calculate the returns for any period.


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Russell 2000 Index Researcher Dataset includes adjusted share prices (total returns) of all current & past Russell 2000 companies, including GICS Sector and Industry specific total return indices. Component changes data is included. Examine what the dataset looks like.


Russell 2000 Sector Performance Return

The past two years have been difficult for Energy companies. Also Health Care sector has been very volatile during the recent years. Consumer Staples has provided steady returns since 2012.

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