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 […]

France Stock Market P/E Ratio & Dividend Yield

The table below lists the historical price-earnings ratio and dividend yield of the France equity market, calculated using the 100 largest French companies listed in the Euronext Paris stock exchange. The trailing P/E is currently 23.19 and forward P/E is 17.69. The dividend yield of the largest French companies is […]

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

The table below lists the current & historical Enterprise Multiples (EV/EBITDA) by Sector. The multiples are calculated using the 500 largest U.S. 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: […]

NASDAQ 100 Historical Components & Changes 1995 – 2020

The table below shows the historical constituents of NASDAQ 100 stock index for the past five years. The index includes the 100 largest non-financial companies listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange. Even though the index consists of 100 companies it does not have 100 but 103 components (9/30/2020). NASDAQ has […]

CAPE Ratio of India’s NIFTY 50 Index 1999 – 2020

The current CAPE (Shiller PE) ratio of India’s NIFTY 50 stock index is 23.29 (6/30/2020). The 20 year historical average ratio is 22.71. A ratio higher than the historical average might indicate that India’s stock market is currently overvalued. The price-earnings ratio (TTM) is 26.32. [Nifty 50 Index] – P/E […]

U.S. Top 500 Companies – Total Market Cap

The table below shows the historical total market capitalization of the 500 largest public U.S. companies. The current (9/30/2020) market value of the top 500 companies is $29,300,951.8 million. The total value of the U.S. stock market as a whole is $37,689,255.8 million. U.S. Top 500 Companies – Total Market […]

FTSE 100 Index Sector Weightings

The table below lists the Sector weightings of the FTSE 100 index. Currently (6/30/2020), the largest sector is the Consumer Staples sector that makes up 17.93% of the index. Financial companies come second with a weighting of 17.71%. The largest individual index constituent is AstraZeneca plc whose weight is 7.04%, […]

P/E & CAPE Ratio of Shanghai Stock Market (China)

The current P/E (price-earnings) ratio of the Shanghai stock market is 13.70 (6/30/2020). The Shiller PE ratio is currently 15.82. Compared to historical averages, the shares traded on thr Shanghai stock exchange would appear to be undervalued but the Chinese stock market has been characterized by extremely high valuations and […]

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 […]