Marking a Milestone: Ten Years of the ABAQ - December 4, 2013
ABA NASDAQ Community Bank Index (ABAQ)
Launched on December 2, 2003
This index is the most broadly representative stock index of the community bank industry. Also know as the "composite index" the ABAQ included more than 380 banks with a market capitalization of approximately $183.5 billion as of December 2013.
NASDAQ OMX ABA Community Bank Index (ABQI)
Launched on June 8, 2009
The "ABQI" index tracks the performance of the most actively traded community banks of the composite Index (ABAQ).
First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Fund (QABA)
This exchange-traded fund is sponsored by First Trust Advisors, LLC and seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price/yield of the NASDAQ OMX ABA Community Bank Index. Additional information
ABA NASDAQ Community Bank Total Return Index (XABQ)
The ABA total return index values include reinvestment of all cash distributions of ABAQ index members on the ex-date. The total return index value index is calculated daily and shows the price appreciation or depreciation plus dividend yield of the component securities. The total return index values for the ABCX was synchronized to the value of the original index at the close on December 4, 2003. Read more