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What is the S&P MidCap 400/BARRA Growth?

S&P Midcap 400/BARRA Growth

The S&P MidCap 400/Barra Growth is a stock market index that gives investors a benchmark for mid-sized companies in the United States valued at between USD 1.6 billion and USD 6.8 billion, that are also defined as being in the growth sector due to their higher price-to-book ratio.

Where have you heard about the S&P Midcap 400/BARRA Growth?

Your broker can give you information about both the differing risk profiles of investing in small, medium and large-sized companies, and of stocks considered to be in either the growth or value sectors. The S&P MidCap 400/BARRA Growth index offers investors exposure to the medium-sized growth sector in the US.

What you need to know about the S&P Midcap 400/BARRA Growth.

The S&P MidCap 400/BARRA Growth index measures the performance of 200 medium-sized companies in the US – half of the S&P MidCap 400 Index. This sector offers a particular risk and return profile. Mid-sized firms are generally more dynamic than larger firms and offer a better chance of continued growth. The growth index is made up of the 200 companies within the overall S&P MidCap 400 Index that have the highest price-to-book ratios. Shares in these firms are often considered to be relatively expensive, but offer a better chance of continued higher earnings in the future.

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