S&P/TSX Composite Index components | values (US78530B1008)
The S & P / TSX Composite Index is a Canadian stock index that comprises the largest companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) by market capitalization. It is administered by the Canadian Standard & Poor’s Committee and, along with the S & P / TSX 60, is the most important stock index in Toronto.
The S & P / TSX Composite Index is a price index in which the 220 largest stock corporations on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) are listed (as of December 31, 2008). The market value of the companies in the index is 95 percent of the Canadian stock market. The index level is determined solely on the basis of share prices and only adjusted for income from subscription rights and special payments. The weighting is based on the market capitalization of the listed companies. Corporate actions such as stock splits have no (distorting) influence on the index.
The calculation is updated every second during TSX trading hours from 09:30 to 16:00 local time (15:30 to 22:00 CET). The stocks that are available to choose from must be among the most important companies in Canada. The headquarters of the company plays a role as well as other characteristics that the index committee determines. The composition is reviewed every quarter by the Index Committee and adjusted if necessary