The S&P/ASX 300 (XKO) provides broad exposure to the Australian share market and contains all ASX 200 companies and approximately 100 smaller-cap shares. It accounts for ~73% (August 2022) of Australia's equity market.
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Australia's Top 300 companies by market capitalisation (not S&P constituents).
The S&P/ASX 300 launched on 3 April 2000 and commenced trading on 23 August 2000.
XKO, ^AXKO and INDEXASX:XKO.
Top 300 stocks by market capitalisation (August 2022)
• Dividend Yield is 4.49%
• PE Ratio average is 16.16
Since inception, the index has returned 4.08% p.a. excluding dividends and 8.48% including dividends (Jan 2022).
Rebalances occur biannually in March and September.
There were 14 additions and 9 removals in the March 2022 rebalance. Unlike most other S&P/ASX indices, if a company is removed from the index in between rebalances, there's no replacement until the next rebalance. See a list of historical rebalance announcements.
Note: Market Index uses market capitalisation to generate the above share price list. This enables more accurate (and dynamic) overviews and includes ETFs.