The S&P/ASX 200 (XJO) is Australia’s primary stock market index. The index is comprised of the 200 largest ASX listed stocks and acts as the benchmark for Australian equity performance. Companies range in size from ~$380 million to over $100 billion and together account for ~82% (March 2017) of Australia’s sharemarket capitalisation.How is the S & P / ASX 200 index calculated?
Calculations. The ASX 200 is capitalization-weighted, meaning a company's contribution to the index is relative to its total market value i.e. share price multiplied by the number of tradeable shares. The ASX 200 is also float adjusted, meaning the absolute numerical contribution to the index is relative to the stock's value at the float...How is float adjusted on the ASX 200?
The ASX 200 is also float adjusted, meaning the absolute numerical contribution to the index is relative to the stock's value at the float of the stock. Although the calculation starts with a sum of the market capitalisation of the constituent stocks, it's intended to reflect changes in share price, NOT market capitalisation.Who are the top 10 constituents of the ASX 200?
As of December 21, 2020, the top 10 constituents in the ASX 200 by index weight are: Commonwealth Bank Australia, CBA, Financials CSL Ltd, CSL, Health Care BHP Group Ltd, BHP, Materials National Australia Bank Ltd, NAB, Financials Westpac Banking Corp, WBC, Financials ANZ Banking Group, ANZ, ...