Historical Stock Returns of Top 500 U.S. Companies

The table below lists the historical annual total returns (dividends included) of the 500 largest U.S. companies. During the last year, the top five best performing large cap companies were Advanced Micro Devices Inc (+148.43%), Lam Research Corp (+119.33%), KLA-Tencor Corp. (+103.99%), Target Corp. (+100.17%) and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc […]

Average Equity Returns of Public U.S. Companies

What is the average return of the U.S. stock market? The answer that has been accepted as an undeniable truth among investors is that the average annual return is around 10%. The annualized return of S&P 500 index between 1919 and 2019 is 10.47% (dividends included). If you take the […]

Shanghai SSE Composite Index Sector Weightings

The table below lists the GICS sector weightings of the Shanghai SSE Composite index. The largest sector of the index is the Financials sector which makes up 32.9% of the index (6/30/2020). SSE Index lists all stocks that are traded at the Shanghai Stock Exchange and is considered as the […]

EURO STOXX 50 Component Changes

The table below lists the historical constituents of EURO STOXX 50 stock index. If a company was part of the index during the last trading day of a year, it has been marked with “X”. EURO STOXX 50 includes 50 major companies based in the Eurozone. On average, two index […]

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

CAPE ratio (Shiller PE) of all public Japanese companies is currently 19.00 (6/30/2020). The current CAPE ratio is significantly 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 […]

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise Multiple) by Sector/Industry 1995 – 2020

The table below lists the Enterprise Multiples (EV/EBITDA) by GICS sector. The multiples are calculated using the 500 largest US companies. Comparing the current enterprise multiple of a sector/industry to its historical average value can be used to estimate if the sector is currently undervalued or overvalued. Note: The ratio […]

Global Stock Market P/E Ratio

The table below lists the current & historical price-earnings (P/E) ratios of the global stock market. The ratio is calculated using an index of 3,000 public companies around the world based in 49 different countries. At the moment, the trailing P/E ratio of the global equity market is 19.63 (6/30/2020). […]

NASDAQ 100 Index P/E & CAPE Ratio

The table below lists the current & historical P/E (TTM) ratio & CAPE ratio of the NASDAQ 100 index. The current (6/30/2020) trailing price-to-earnings of the index is 31.38. NASDAQ 100 tracks the performance of the 100 largest non-financial companies listed on the Nasdaq stock market. The largest constituents are […]

U.S. Stock Market Sector Weightings

The table below lists the historical sector weightings of the U.S. stock market. The weights have been calculated using the 500 largest public companies at a given date. Currently (6/30/2020), clearly the largest GICS sector is Information Technology, followed by Health Care and Consumer Discretionary companies. Note: Telecommunications sector was […]

Emerging Markets Equity Valuations

The table below shows the current & historical equity market valuations of selected Emerging Markets. The trailing price-earnings (P/E) ratio of MSCI Emerging Markets index is currently 16.04 (6/30/2020) and the forward P/E ratio of the index is 14.15. Among the emerging economies, the Indian stock market is clearly the […]