The table below shows the historical components of Canada’s S&P/TSX Composite index. Export the list to Excel to examine how the index constituents have been changing.
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Changes to S&P/TSX Composite index during 2017
In 2017, 14 companies were added to the index and 13 corporations were removed. In December, Aphria Inc (APH), Canada Goose Holdings Inc (GOOS), Chorus Aviation Inc (CHR), Killam Apartment (KMP.UN) and Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd (KML) were added. Bonavista Energy Corp (BNP), DHX Media Ltd (DHX.B) and Just Energy Group Inc (JE) were deleted. In November, Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC) was deleted and Veresen Inc (VSN) was removed in October. In September, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (BIP.UN), Spin Master Corp (TOY) and Trican Well Service Ltd (TCW) were added to the index.
S&P/TSX Composite Index: Overview
TSX Composite index is the most followed benchmark for the Canadian equity market and represents around 70% of the total value of companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Unlike with indices like S&P 500 and FTSE 100, TSX Composite does not have a fixed number of components but the amount of companies part of the index can fluctuate. In 12/31/2017, the index included 251 constituents.
The index is market cap weighted The companies with the largest weightings are Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto-Dominion Bank, Bank of Nova Scotia Halifax and Enbridge Inc. The Financials sector is clearly the largest sector, followed by the Energy sector. The total market value of all index companies is C$2,473,675 million (12/31/2017).