Weekly Reputation Index Metrics
At the close of trading 27 Oct 2011, the RepuStars® Variety and Repustars Prime Composite Indices stood at 252.71 and 214.31 respectively. Over the past four weeks, the former Index has increased by 11.12%, while the latter has increased by 11.64%. The benchmark S&P500 Composite Index stood at 114.42 (5 April 2002=100) and has increased over the past four weeks by 10.7%.
Over the trailing twelve months, the RepuStars Variety and Prime Composite Indices have, respectively, gained 11.96% and 6.59% respectivley; the S&P500 Composite Index has gained 8.52%. Since January 2009, the RepuStars Variety and RepuStars Prime Composite Indices have gained 99.37% and 92.76% respectively; the S&P 500 Composite Index has gained 37.86%. Other interval changes in the magnitude of the indices are shown below.
The RepuStars® family of composite indices represent a strategy of reputation arbitrage and reflect the added value of reputation resilience. The RepuStars® Prime Composite Index comprises no more than one firm in each of 20 major sectors with the greatest potential for reputation-linked equity appreciation sampled from the large-cap segment of the U.S. equities market. The RepuStars Variety Composite Index comprises no more than 3 firms in each of 19 major commercial sectors. The benchmark metric is the S&P 500® Composite Index.
The RepuStars indices are reconstituted annually in the first week of January. The Indices were last reconstituted 6 Jan 2011. Click here for additional information on the indices.
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