Dow Jones took over the indices from the Standard & Poor's and these are now considered S&P Dow Jones Indices. The company publishes a series of group indices based on stocks in the S&P 500. These cover the ten different sectors and over two dozen industry groups.
Symbol Group: S&P 500 Groups Publisher: S&P Dow Jones Indices Update Frequency: Intraday Online Source: www.spindices.com Current Symbols: Catalog link
Click here for a current list and to see the starting dates for these symbols. The example above shows a sample list of symbols. Note that the starting dates are shown in the symbol catalog under the “first data point” column.
All index symbols use INDX for the exchange column (Exch) in the catalog results. Users can preface their search with INDX and then add other terms to further quantify the search. Searching for “INDX and 500” (without quotations) in the symbol catalog will show results for all indices with the word “500”, which would show these S&P 500 group indices.