NASDAQ 100 Index (IUXX)

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Benzinga  Feb 17  Comment 
March SP500 is trading at 2342.00, down 3.50 March Nasdaq 100 is trading at 5309.75, up 9.25. March Russell 2000 is trading at 1395.10, down 3.90 March Dow Industrial futures are trading at 20541, down 53. Stock index futures have moved...
Benzinga  Feb 7  Comment 
March SP500 is trading at 2294.00, up 7.50. March Nasdaq 100 is trading at 5190.25, up 32.50. March Russell 2000 is trading at 1368.30, up 4.10 March Dow Industrial futures are trading at 20068, up 96. Stock index futures are trading near...
Benzinga  Jan 27  Comment 
March SP500 is trading at 2288.75, down 5.25. March Nasdaq 100 is trading at 5157.75, up 10.00. March Russell 2000 is trading at 1369.4, down 6.70 March Dow Industrial futures are trading at 20017, down 35. Most stock index futures are a...
Forbes  Jan 26  Comment 
In our new rank based on the most recent short interest data, Lam Research Corp (NASD: LRCX) has taken over the position of #5 most shorted Nasdaq 100 component, from Dish Network Corp (NASD: DISH) which is now in the #7 spot.
Forbes  Jan 12  Comment 
The most recent short interest data has been released for the 12/30/2016 settlement date, and we here at Dividend Channel like to sift through this fresh data and order the underlying components of the Nasdaq 100 by "days to cover." There are a...
Motley Fool  Jan 11  Comment 
These stocks beat the rest in this key index.
Motley Fool  Jan 9  Comment 
These stocks were the worst performers in the Nasdaq 100 index last year.




 
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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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