The Russell 2000 Dividend Index represents the total dividends paid by the stocks of companies included in the Russell 2000 Index. The index is designed to measure equity performance independent of stock price changes, and it can be used as the basis for index-linked financial products such derivatives. The index resets annually to zero at the December review.
Index rules should be read in conjunction with supportingFTSE Russell noticesThese notices advise of advance changes in index methodology, which may not be reflected in index rules until the change effective date. The notices may also communicate revisions in index treatment in the period up to a rule change.