S-Network Sector Low Volatility IndexSM
The S-Network Sector Low Volatility Index (Ticker: SLOWX) is a portfolio of large capitalization stocks listed on US stock exchanges that have been screened for low daily price volatility. Key defining factors include:
The S-Network US Equity Large-Cap 500 Index (SN500) serves as the universe for the S-Network Sector Low Volatility Index, which comprises a total of 50 stocks. SLOWX’s constituents must be constituents of the SN500 Index, which comprises the 500 largest capitalization stocks listed in the United States and whose principal place of business is the US, as determined by S-Network.
The S-Network Sector Low Volatility Index includes five stocks each from 10 GICS sectors (excluding Real Estate) with the lowest trailing twelve-month daily volatility, ensuring diversification across all sectors.
The S-Network Sector Low Volatility Index depends on a clearly defined rules-based methodology, which is overseen by an impartial Index Committee. No discretion is exercised in compiling the index and a pre-defined screening protocol assures a consistent, transparent and arms-length compilation process.