NYSE FANG+™ is a new index that provides exposure to a select group of highly-traded growth stocks of next generation technology and tech-enabled companies. Beginning on November 8, 2017, you’ll be able to access the index through a new futures contract designed to help you gain or reduce exposure to this key group of growth stocks in a capital efficient manner.
The NYSE FANG+ index includes 10 highly liquid stocks that represent the top innovators across today’s tech and internet/media companies. The index’s underlying composition is equally weighted across all stocks, providing a unique performance benchmark that allows for a more value-driven approach to investing. While the performance of indices weighted by market capitalization can be dominated by a few of the largest stocks, an equal-weighting allows for a more diversified and represented portfolio. NYSE FANG+ is one of the most highly correlated indices to technology and related stocks.
Real-time index calculations are available to help you benchmark the core group of stocks included in the index, and official open and close prices are published daily on the NYSE Global Index Feed.
NYSE FANG+ futures, which will begin trading on ICE Futures U.S. on November 8, 2017, subject to regulatory review, provide a concentrated hedging mechanism for asset managers, proprietary trading firms, institutional traders and retail investors with technology exposure. The contract features:
NYSE FANG+ INDEX PERFORMANCE COMPARISON
(Hypothetical performance using backtested data)
Based on back-tested performance data, the combination of stocks in the NYSE FANG+ Index have returned a 28.44% annualized total return from September 19, 2014 to September 15, 2017, as compared to 14.89% for the NASDAQ 100®, 9.86% for the S&P 500® and 16.80% for the S&P 500® Information Technology Index.
Calculations are based on the price return of each index. NYSE FANG+ is an equal-weighted index, whereas the other indices represented in the chart above are weighted by market capitalization.
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