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RUSSELL 2000 Index (^RUT) Seasonal Chart

RUSSELL 2000 Index (^RUT) Seasonal Chart

The above chart represents the seasonality for the RUSSELL 2000 Index (^RUT) for the past 20 years.

  • Date range: January 1, 1990 to December 31, 2009
  • Type: Index – US
  • Symbol: .RUT, ^RUT

RUSSELL 2000 Index (^RUT) Seasonality

Analysis has revealed that with a buy date of October 25 and a sell date of June 4, investors have benefited from a total return of 179.44% over the last 10 years. This scenario has shown positive results in 9 of those periods.

Conversely, the best return over the maximum number of positive periods reveals a buy date of November 21 and a sell date of June 4, producing a total return over the same 10-year range of 141.56% with positive results in 10 of those periods.

**Results shown are compounded

 

How to Invest

  • iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF) (Public, NYSE:IWM)Info – iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (the Fund) seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Russell 2000 Index (the Index). The Index measures the performances of the small-capitalization sector of the United States equity market. The Index is a float-adjusted capitalization-weighted index of equity securities issued by the approximately 2,000 smallest issuers in the Russell 3000 Index. The Fund invests in a representative sample of securities included in the Index that collectively has an investment profile similar to the Index. The Fund’s portfolio of sector includes consumer non-cyclical, financial, industrial, consumer cyclical, technology, communications, utilities, energy and basic materials. BlackRock Fund Advisors serves as the investment adviser for the Fund.  Expense Ratio: 0.24%

 

News Headlines for RUSSELL 2000 Index (^RUT)

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