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|Constituents||2,031 (January 31, 2022)|
|Weighting method||Free-float capitalization-weighted|
|Related indices||Russell 3000 Index|
The Russell 2000 Index is a small-cap stock market index that makes up the smallest 2,000 stocks in the Russell 3000 Index. It was started by the Frank Russell Company in 1984. The index is maintained by FTSE Russell, a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).
The Russell 2000 is by far the most common benchmark for mutual funds that identify themselves as "small-cap", while the S&P 500 index is used primarily for large capitalization stocks. It is the most widely quoted measure of the overall performance of the small-cap to mid-cap company shares. It is commonly considered an indicator of the U.S. economy due to its focus on small-cap companies in the U.S. market. The index represents approximately 10% of the total market capitalization of the Russell 3000 Index. As of 31 January 2022 [update] , the weighted average market capitalization for a company in the index is around $3.1 billion; the median market cap is $1.0 billion. The market cap of the largest company in the index is $10.1 billion.
It first traded above the 1,000 level on May 20, 2013, and above the 2,000 level on December 23, 2020.
Similar small-cap indices include the S&P 600 from Standard & Poor's, which is less commonly used, along with those from other financial information providers.
|Denali Therapeutics, Inc.||DNLI|
|Dorman Products, Inc.||DORM|
|Earthstone Energy, Inc.||ESTE|
|Fulton Financial Corp.||FULT|
|Closing||2,442.74||Monday, November 8, 2021|
|Intraday||2,458.86||Monday, November 8, 2021|
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