MSCI U.S. Small Cap 1750 Index

Definition

The term MSCI U.S. Small Cap 1750 Index refers to a composite that includes small cap companies located in the United States.  The MSCI U.S. Small Cap 1750 is published and maintained by Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI).

Explanation

The MSCI U.S. Small Cap 1750 is designed to measure the performance of the small capitalization companies in the United States equities market.  The index represents roughly 12% of the free float adjusted market capitalization of the U.S. equities market.  At the time of writing, there were 1,705 constituents in the index.

First launched on March 27, 2003, the MSCI U.S. Small Cap 1750 is designed to provide investors with a measure of the performance of the small-cap U.S. equity market.  Companies are selected based on float-adjusted market capitalization.  All MSCI market capitalization indexes are fully reviewed at the end of May and November.  Partial reviews take place in February and August.  The performance of this index can be monitored via Bloomberg's real time ticker symbol MZUSS.

Related Terms

MSCI U.S. Prime Value Index, MSCI U.S. Prime Growth Index, MSCI U.S. Prime Market Index, MSCI U.S. Mid Cap Value Index