SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

July 26, 2011 05:08 ET

Russell Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index Outperforms the Russell 2000 Small Cap and Equal Weight Indexes MTD Through July 22

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jul 26, 2011) - The Russell Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index reflected a 9.7% gain year-to-date, slightly outperforming the U.S. small cap Russell 2000® Index (8.1%) and the Russell 2000 Equal Weight Index (7.9%) through July 22, 2011.

While each index reflected relatively strong first quarter returns, all three posted negative returns for the second quarter of 2011. The Russell 2000 Equal Weight Index and the Russell Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index both reflected identical returns for the second quarter (-1.4%) and month-to-date (2.2%) through July 22, 2011.

MTD Returns YTD Returns
Russell Indexes 1Q Returns 2Q Returns (through (through
2011 2011 July 22, July 22,
2011) 2011)
Russell 2000 Index 7.9% -1.6% 1.8% 8.1%
Russell 2000 Equal Weight Index 7.0% -1.4% 2.2% 7.9%
Russell Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index 8.9% -1.4% 2.2% 9.7%

The Russell Global Index includes more than 10,000 securities in 48 countries and covers 98% of the investable global market. All securities in the benchmark are classified according to size, region, country and sector. Daily Returns for the main components are available here: http://www.russell.com/indexes/data/daily_total_returns_global.asp

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