FTSE Global Equity High Income Index Series

A comprehensive market cap weighted benchmark representing global stocks that pay relatively higher dividend yields.

The FTSE Global Equity High Income Index Series is designed to represent the performance of companies that are characterised by higher-than-average dividend yield based on the FTSE All-World Index, which includes large and mid cap stocks across developed and emerging markets in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series (GEIS).

The index series can be used for benchmarking purposes and as a tool in the creation of index-tracking funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and derivatives.

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Why FTSE Global Equity High Income Index Series?

The FTSE Global Equity High Income Index Series provides suitable benchmarks and analysis tools for market participants focused on large- and mid-cap income-generating stocks across developed and emerging markets.

Diversified offering

Constituents are ranked based on their forecast tax adjusted dividend yield to create a more diversified index with lower tracking error.

Reduced dividend disappointment

Constituents with zero or no historical or forecast dividends are screened out. The bottom fifth percentile of companies with negative one-year returns are also excluded.

Transparency and governance

Managed according to a publicly available, transparent rule set and in accordance with FTSE Russell’s global best practice standards of index governance

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