NASDAQ 100 Index (IUXX)

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SeekingAlpha  Apr 11  Comment 
By David Pinsen: Worst Day For Nasdaq Since 2011 Highlights Its Risk On Thursday (4/10/14), the Nasdaq suffered its worst one-day percentage decline since November 9th, 2011. Shares of the PowerShares QQQ ETF (QQQ), which tracks the Nasdaq...
Forbes  Apr 11  Comment 
In early trading on Friday, shares of Sirius XM Holdings (SIRI) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 3.1%.  Year to date, Sirius XM Holdings has lost about 8.5% of its value.
FX Street  Apr 11  Comment 
US Stocks suffered a torrid day yesterday, led by a rout in Tech stocks which saw Nasdaq 100... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
Forbes  Apr 10  Comment 
In early trading on Thursday, shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 1.9%.  Year to date, C.H. Robinson Worldwide has lost about 7.5% of its value.
SeekingAlpha  Apr 10  Comment 
By Doug Short: by Dominic Cimino Technology is currently experiencing a setback that is garnering media attention. At one point on Monday, the Nasdaq 100 Index was nearly 7% lower than its high from only one month ago. Since tech stocks have...
Forbes  Apr 9  Comment 
In early trading on Wednesday, shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 2.9%.  Year to date, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals registers a 7.1% gain.
Forbes  Apr 8  Comment 
In early trading on Tuesday, shares of Baidu (BIDU) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 4.0%.  Year to date, Baidu has lost about 16.1% of its value.
CNNMoney.com  Apr 8  Comment 
Even with last week's drop in the Nasdaq, investors appear to be hoping for too much out of technology stocks.
Bloomberg  Apr 8  Comment 
U.S. Stocks Rise as Technology Stocks Rally After Selloff U.S. stocks rose, with the Nasdaq 100 Index rebounding from its worst three-day drop since 2011, as technology shares...
Bloomberg  Apr 7  Comment 
S&P 500 Erases Gain for Year as Tech Shares Extend Slide U.S. stocks fell, pushing the Nasdaq 100 Index to its biggest three-day retreat since 2011 and erasing the year’s...
Bloomberg  Apr 7  Comment 




 
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The Nasdaq 100 Index is a modified capitalization-weighted index designed to track the performance of a market consisting of the 100 largest and actively traded non-financial domestic and international securities listed on the Nasdaq exchange. Also called the NDX, this is one of the few indices in the United States which have foreign companies with stocks issued on the exchange, as constituents.

Calculations and Weighting

The NASDAQ 100 index is structured as a hybrid between equal weighting and capitalization weighting. It is similar to a general market cap with one main difference: the largest stocks are capped to a percent of the weight of the total stock index and the excess weight will be redistributed equally amongst the stocks under that cap. Unfortunately, due to changes in stock prices, constant updating for the NASDAQ 100 is required. The market capitalization for each stock used in the calculation of the index is redefined so that each index constituent has an equal weight in the index at each re-balancing date.

Thus, the basic formula used for the index calculations is:

  • Adjusted Market Value= Price of shares*Number of shares outstanding * Free float factor * Adjusting Weight Factor

The Adjusting Weight factor of a stock is assigned to the stock at each re-balancing date, which makes the stock value for each stock equal. For index component, the value would be: [1]:

  • Factor = Index specific constant "Z" * user defined weight of the stock/(Adjusted market value before re-balancing)

For more information on how stock indices are calculated, go to how stock indices work.

Composition

Eligibility

  • To be included in the Index, a stock must have a minimum average daily trading volume of 100,000 shares. *Generally, companies on the Index also must have traded on Nasdaq, or been listed on another major exchange, for at least two years.[2].
  • The company has to be incorporated within the United States for atleast 2 years.

List of companies

The List of stocks on the NASDAQ 100 as of 22 October 2008[3]

  1. Activision Blizzard (ATVI)
  2. Adobe Systems (ADBE)
  3. Akamai Technologies (AKAM)
  4. Altera (ALTR)
  5. Amazon.com (AMZN)
  6. Amgen (AMGN)
  7. Amylin Pharmaceuticals (AMLN)
  8. Apollo Group (APOL)
  9. Apple (AAPL)
  10. Applied Materials (AMAT)
  11. Autodesk (ADSK)
  12. Baidu.com (BIDU)
  13. Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY)
  14. Biogen Idec (BIIB)
  15. Broadcom (BRCM)
  16. C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW)
  17. CA (CA)
  18. Cadence Design Systems (CDNS)
  19. Celgene (CELG)
  20. Cephalon (CEPH)
  21. Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP)
  22. Cintas (CTAS)
  23. Cisco Systems (CSCO)
  24. Citrix Systems (CTXS)
  25. Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH)
  26. Comcast (CMCSA)
  27. Costco Wholesale (COST)
  28. Dell (DELL)
  29. DENTSPLY International (XRAY)
  30. Discovery Holding Co (DISCA)
  31. EchoStar Communications (DISH)
  32. EBay (EBAY)
  33. Electronic Arts (ERTS)
  34. Expedia (EXPE)
  35. Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD)
  36. Express Scripts (ESRX)
  37. Fastenal Company (FAST)
  38. Fiserv (FISV)
  39. Flextronics International (FLEX)
  40. FLIR Systems (FLIR)
  41. Focus Media Holding (FMCN)
  42. Foster Wheeler (FWLT)
  43. Garmin (GRMN)
  44. Genzyme (GENZ)
  45. Gilead Sciences (GILD)
  46. Google (GOOG)
  47. Hansen Natural (HANS)
  48. Henry Schein (HSIC)
  49. Hologic (HOLX)
  50. IAC - InterActiveCorp (IACI)
  51. Infosys Technologies (INFY)
  52. Intel (INTC)
  53. Intuit (INTU)
  54. Intuitive Surgical (ISRG)
  55. Joy Global (JOYG)
  56. Juniper Networks (JNPR)
  57. KLA-Tencor (KLAC)
  58. Lam Research (LRCX)
  59. Lamar Advertising Company (LAMR)
  60. Leap Wireless International (LEAP)
  61. Level 3 Communications (LVLT)
  62. Liberty Global (LBTYK)
  63. Liberty Media (LINTA)
  64. Linear Technology (LLTC)
  65. Logitech International S.A. (LOGI)
  66. Marvell Technology Group (MRVL)
  67. Microchip Technology (MCHP)
  68. Microsoft (MSFT)
  69. Millicom International Cellular S.A. (MICC)
  70. Monster Worldwide (MNST)
  71. Network Appliance (NTAP)
  72. NII Holdings (NIHD)
  73. NVIDIA (NVDA)
  74. Oracle (ORCL)
  75. PACCAR (PCAR)
  76. Patterson Companies (PDCO)
  77. Paychex (PAYX)
  78. PETsMART (PETM)
  79. QUALCOMM (QCOM)
  80. Research in Motion (RIMM)
  81. Ryanair Holdings (RYAAY)
  82. SanDisk (SNDK)
  83. Sears Holdings (SHLD)
  84. Sigma-Aldrich (SIAL)
  85. Sirius Satellite Radio (SIRI)
  86. Staples (SPLS)
  87. Starbucks (SBUX)
  88. Steel Dynamics (STLD)
  89. Stericycle (SRCL)
  90. Sun Microsystems (JAVA)
  91. Symantec (SYMC)
  92. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA)
  93. The DirecTV Group (DTV)
  94. VeriSign (VRSN)
  95. Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX)
  96. Virgin Media (VMED)
  97. Whole Foods Market (WFMI)
  98. Wynn Resorts (WYNN)
  99. Xilinx (XLNX)
  100. Yahoo! (YHOO)

Foreign companies on the NDX

  • Infosys Technologies
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Check point Software Technolgies
  • Ryanair Holdings
  • Flextronics
  • Millicom International Cellular
  • Research in Motion
  • Flextronics International
  • Logitech International S.A.
  • Foster Wheeler
  • Marvell Technology Group
  • Baidu.com
  • Garmin Limited

References

  1. Calculating Modified Market Capitalized index
  2. SEC Market Indices Page
  3. NASDAQ 100 Index
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