Dow Jones Indexes Now Weighted by Free-Float Market Capitalization

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NEW YORK--The Dow Jones Global Index family, including the pan-European Dow Jones STOXX indexes and the Dow Jones US Total Market Index, is now weighted by free-float market capitalization.

Each component company’s share weighting in the indexes is based on the number of shares that are available to investors in the market rather than on the total number of shares issued. Block holdings of individuals, other companies or governments that each exceed 5 percent are excluded from the total sha