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 ~85% (September 2021) of Australia's equity market.
Vanguard Australian Shares ETF (VAS)
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 (Sept 2021)
• Dividend Yield is 3.26%
• PE Ratio average is 27.88
Since inception, the index has returned 4.20% p.a. excluding dividends and 8.60% including dividends (Sept 2021).
Rebalances occur biannually in March and September.
In September 2021, there were 13 additions and 13 removals. 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.