February Index Returns

March 04, 2004

Domestic & international equity index performance from Russell, S&P, and Dow Jones.

Dow Jones & STOXX Indexes

The U.S. blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.08% in February, closing at 10,601.62. Stock market indexes in Europe rose, while indexes in Asia fell and Globally indexes were up in February, according to preliminary monthly figures from global index providers, Dow Jones Indexes and STOXX Ltd.

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.08% in February, closing at 10,601.62. Year-to-date the Average is up 1.41%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached its highest level in more than four years on February 11, 2004, when it closed at 10,737.7. (Index calculated in U.S. dollars)
  • Measuring Europe, the Dow Jones STOXX 50 index is up 2.16% for February, closing at 2,754.56. Year-to-date, the index is up 3.54%. (Index calculated in Euros)
  • The Dow Jones Asian Titans 50 index fell 1.2% in February to 107.9. Year-to-date, the index is up 2.18%. (Index calculated in U.S. dollars)
  • The Dow Jones Global Titans 50 worldwide blue-chip market index rose 1.48% in February, closing at 189.77. Year-to-date, the index is up 2.69%. (Index calculated in US dollars)

February 2004 Sector Winners and Losers

  • In the U.S., the Basic Materials sector was the biggest winner in February, posting a 4.26% gain. The Dow Jones Technology sector posted the biggest loss, dropping 3.29%.
  • In Europe, the Dow Jones STOXX 600 Retail sector posted the biggest gain, climbing 8.75%. The Dow Jones STOXX 600 Chemicals sector posted the biggest loss, falling 2.33%.
  • Globally, the Retail sector led, rising 5.75% in the Dow Jones Sector Titans Index. The Dow Jones Technology sector fell 1.56%. The last time the Technology sector performed worst worldwide was December 2002.

Standard & Poor's Indexes

S&P U.S. Indices

27-Feb-04

3 Months

YTD

12 Months

3 Years

5 Years

10 Years

S&P 500

1.39

8.66

3.25

38.52

-1.04

-0.12

11.36

S&P Equal Weight Index

1.87

9.49

4.27

52.86

5.99

8.05

12.63

S&P 500/Barra Value

2.26

10.50

4.07

44.96

-0.51

2.80

10.89

S&P 500/Barra Growth

0.51

6.84

2.43

32.41

-1.85

-3.40

11.35

S&P MidCap 400

2.40

6.39

4.62

49.72

7.74

12.28

14.34

S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value

2.65

9.11

5.34

56.26

12.08

15.57

----

S&P MidCap 400/Barra Growth

2.14

3.55

3.86

43.12

3.30

9.11

----

S&P SmallCap 600

1.92

6.71

4.86

55.69

10.57

13.11

11.73

S&P SmallCap 600/Barra Value

2.37

7.75

4.82

58.99

11.16

14.26

----

S&P SmallCap 600/Barra Growth

1.44

5.64

4.87

52.19

9.56

10.24

----

S&P 100

0.93

8.93

2.80

35.24

-2.53

-0.40

11.97

S&P 900

1.48

8.46

3.37

39.42

-0.38

0.75

----

S&P 1000

2.25

6.49

4.70

51.56

8.60

12.56

----

S&P Composite 1500

1.50

8.40

3.43

39.98

-0.04

1.10

----

S&P REIT Composite

1.87

9.54

6.22

46.47

20.36

16.86

----

S&P Global Indices

27-Feb-04

3 Months

YTD

12 Months

3 Years

5 Years

10 Years

S&P Global 1200 (US$)

1.97

10.29

3.89

45.11

0.30

1.04

9.40

S&P Global 100 (US$)

1.70

11.01

3.81

43.38

-1.55

-0.82

11.80

S&P Latin America 40 (US$)

4.54

16.19

5.88

90.11

10.37

18.37

7.85

S&P/TOPIX 150 (US$)

-0.16

8.20

1.44

40.16

-2.97

2.22

-1.77

S&P/TOPIX 150 (YEN)

3.08

8.34

3.71

30.34

-5.16

0.25

-1.10

S&P Asia 50 (US$)

3.97

15.98

12.20

65.99

10.27

16.70

----

S&P/ASX 50 (AUD$)

3.18

6.59

2.42

24.15

2.99

7.32

8.91

S&P Europe 350 (US$)

2.97

12.82

4.53

57.09

1.49

1.27

----

S&P Europe 350 (EURO)

3.08

8.67

5.80

36.17

-8.13

-1.24

----

S&P Euro (US$)

1.69

12.86

3.69

60.69

0.09

1.69

----

S&P Euro (Euro)

1.80

8.71

4.96

39.29

-9.39

-0.83

----

S&P Euro Plus (US$)

1.95

13.19

4.20

60.78

0.55

1.79

----

S&P Euro Plus (EURO)

2.05

9.03

5.47

39.37

-8.98

-1.05

----

S&P United Kingdom (PDS)

2.59

3.96

0.87

28.39

-5.38

-2.45

----

S&P /TSX 60 (CN$)

3.04

12.45

7.19

34.54

3.26

7.80

----

S&P ADR Index (USD) (TR)

2.44

12.26

3.94

55.30

1.18

2.22

----

S&P Japan 500 (YEN) (TR)

3.11

8.67

3.91

32.83

-3.39

1.05

----

S&P 700 (USD) (TR)

2.73

12.49

4.75

56.81

2.44

2.98

7.10

 Source: S&P Indexes, all data as of end of Feb 2004

Russell Indexes

Index

1 Mo

3 Mo

YTD

Russell 1000

1.39

8.26

3.31

Russell 1000 Growth

0.64

6.24

2.69

Russell 1000 Value

2.14

10.35

3.94

Russell 2000

0.90

7.42

5.28

Russell 2000 Growth

-0.15

5.56

5.09

Russell 2000 Value

1.94

9.28

5.46

Russell 2500

1.55

7.57

5.25

Russell 2500 Growth

0.93

5.25

5.14

Russell 2500 Value

2.03

9.47

5.34

Russell 3000

1.35

8.19

3.46

Russell 3000 Growth

0.57

6.19

2.87

Russell 3000 Value

2.13

10.26

4.06

Russell Midcap

2.15

8.27

5.12

Russell Midcap Growth

1.68

6.18

5.03

Russell Midcap Value

2.47

9.72

5.18

Russell Small Cap Completeness

1.72

7.00

4.94

Russell Small Cap Comp Growth

1.21

5.42

5.13

Russell Small Cap Comp Value

2.19

8.46

4.77

Russell Top 200

1.12

8.26

2.68

Russell Top 200 Growth

0.36

6.26

2.08

Russell Top 200 Value

1.99

10.63

3.38

 Source: Russell Indexes, all data as of end ofFeb 2004

 

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