The iSTOXX Global 5G & NexGen Telecommunication Components Index is comprised of companies that stand to benefit from the continuous technological advancement in the telecommunications industry. The index focuses specifically on companies providing the network equipment, infrastructure and semiconductors required for the rollout of telecommunications services.
The index selects profitable companies that derive significant revenues from 32 sectors associated with the innovative communications technology theme, based on Revere (RBICS) data. Companies with the lowest investments in research and development are excluded, as are those that fail to meet thresholds of size and liquidity. Final selection into the index is determined by company size.
The investment universe consists of all stocks in France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, South Korea, United Kingdom, United States, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Also included are China A shares listed in Shanghai/Shenzhen that are participants of the Stock Connect Program, as well as Chinese ADRs and so-called P Chips, Red Chips and H-Shares. The index is free-float market-capitalization-weighted with weight caps, and has a maximum constituency number of 100.
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Top 10 Components
|Applied Materials Inc.||Technology||US|
|Lam Research Corp.||Technology||US|
|Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd.||Chemicals||JP|
|Tokyo Electron Ltd.||Technology||JP|
|TE CONNECTIVITY LTD.||Technology||US|