Numis has acquired Royal Bank of Scotland’s Hoare Govett smaller companies index as the bank continues to restructure its investment banking business. The Smaller Companies Index, which has a history dating back to 1955, was first published in 1987. It has become a key benchmark for small cap investing, covering 803 companies which make up the bottom 10% of the UK market by value. Numis has been rated in the top three in the Extel survey for small capitalisation UK stocks.
Key Features and Coverage on RIMES
For this data source, RIMES hosts approximately 6400 companies and 660 indices. Index coverage includes:
- Extended Numis Smaller Companies Index, HGSC Indices, HGSCEX Indices, HGSCP Indices, NSCI Indices, NSCIEX Indices, NSCIP Indices, Numis Smaller Companies Indices, etc.
Some of the data items available include the following:
- Index Items: Description, Gross Return Index, Market Value, Number of Components, Price Index, etc.
- Company Items: Company Symbol, FTSE Actuaries Sector/Sub-Sector, HGSC Calculate Weight, HGSC Market Value, HGSC Cross Reference Identifier, Industry Code/Desc (ICB) Boy-Fixed, Market Value, Month-To-Date Total Return, Sector Code/Desc (ICB) Boy-Fixed, Sedol Identifier, Shares Outstanding, Subsector Code/Desc (ICB) Boy-Fixed, Supersector Code/Desc (ICB) Boy-Fixed, Suspended Companies, Unadjusted Price, Weight, Year-To-Date Total Return, etc.