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S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index

S&P Dow Jones Indices today announced the following changes to the Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index….. 


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Effective with the June 2015 quarterly rebalance:

   New inclusions to the index must have an investable weight factor (IWF) of 10% (0.10) or higher. Non-constituents that fail to meet this requirement will be re-evaluated at the September reconstitution.

   New inclusions to the index must have a minimum annual dollar value traded to float adjusted market capitalization ratio of 10% or greater. There will be no minimum days traded requirement. Previously, non-constituents with 10 or more non-trading days over the previous quarter were deemed ineligible.

   There is no minimum liquidity requirement for current constituents. Previously, current constituents with 20 or more non-trading days or more than 10 consecutive non-trading days over the previous quarter became ineligible.

   All Bank Holding Companies (BHCs) are now eligible for index inclusion.

Non-constituents which failed the previous liquidity requirements for index inclusion are being re-evaluated at the September reconstitution.

Source: ETFWorld.co.uk