S&P 400
The S&P 400 MidCap Index, more commonly known as the S&P 400, is a stock market index
Stock market index
A stock market index is a method of measuring a section of the stock market. Many indices are cited by news or financial services firms and are used as benchmarks, to measure the performance of portfolios such as mutual funds....

 from Standard & Poor's
Standard & Poor's
Standard & Poor's is a United States-based financial services company. It is a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies that publishes financial research and analysis on stocks and bonds. It is well known for its stock-market indices, the US-based S&P 500, the Australian S&P/ASX 200, the Canadian...


It covers roughly the mid-cap
Market capitalization
Market capitalization is a measurement of the value of the ownership interest that shareholders hold in a business enterprise. It is equal to the share price times the number of shares outstanding of a publicly traded company...

 range of US stocks.


The following ETFs
Exchange-traded fund
An exchange-traded fund is an investment fund traded on stock exchanges, much like stocks. An ETF holds assets such as stocks, commodities, or bonds, and trades close to its net asset value over the course of the trading day. Most ETFs track an index, such as the S&P 500 or MSCI EAFE...

attempt to track this index and sub-indexes:
  • Index Fund: &
  • Growth Index Fund:
  • Value Index Fund:

Annual returns

S&P 400 MidCap Index Annual Returns
Year Return
2009 +35.00%
2008 −37.28%
2007 +6.69%
2006 +8.99%
2005 +11.27%

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