Russell Growth and Value
Russell created the industry's first style indexes in 1987 to provide investors with accurate benchmarks for measuring the growth and value portfolios. What was ground-breaking in 1987 has now become the industry standard.
Declutter your view of the market
Segmenting the US market by size and style has provided a durable analytical tool for investors as they analyze high level trends in market performance, portfolio exposures and fees. If you believe broad growth and value characteristics are key market drivers, there is no cleaner way to view these market segments than the Russell US style indexes. Russell builds the growth and value indexes using three highly representative characteristics: Value as determined by Book-to-Price ratio (B/P), and Growth as determined by I/B/E/S earnings growth rate two-year forecast + Sales-per-share five-year historical sales.
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