The Nasdaq-100® is one of the world’s preeminent large-cap growth indexes. It includes 100 of the largest domestic and international non-financial companies listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market based on market capitalization.
The Nasdaq-100 has been a top performing large cap growth index for more than a decade, providing investors with access to the world's most innovative companies.President and CEO
The Nasdaq-100 Index is home to some of the world’s most innovative companies—including Apple, Google, Intel, and Tesla. These iconic brands partner with Nasdaq to seamlessly connect business, capital and ideas.
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Home to the World's Leading Companies
Since its inception in 1985, NDX has become the world’s preeminent large-cap growth index. Featuring some of the world's most iconic companies, today, the Nasdaq-100 index defines modern day industrials.Innovation Across Industries
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The E-mini Nasdaq also trades with great liquidity around the clock. This can be useful during earnings seasons because most of the releases are in off market hours.
The Nasdaq-100 is heavily allocated towards top performing industries such as Technology, Consumer Services, and Health Care, which have helped the Nasdaq-100 outperform the S&P 500 by a wide margin between December 31, 2007 and June 28, 2019.
The Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) has seen some exceptional returns in recent years. As of April 30, 2019, the Index traded at a trailing 12-month price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of approximately 24.5, vs. the broader S&P 500 at approximately 19.3. Is this valuation justified?