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The Wilshire 500 Total Market Index, also called Wilshire 5000, is a market index created by Wilshire Associates, an independent investment firm. Wilshire Associates has also created several other market indices, including the Wilshire 4500 Completion Index, Wilshire Global Real Estate Securities Index, Wilshire US LargeCap Index and Wilshire US MidCap Index.
This item downloads historical end-of-day of 9 Wilshire indices.
Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index (Symbol name: ^W5000): The Wilshire 500 is a market capitalization weighted index that tracks the performance of US headquartered stocks trading on US exchanges, including NYSE, NASDAQ and AMEX. It is widely used as a benchmark of the performance of the US equities market. Unlike what the name suggests, the index has over 6300 stocks.
Wilshire 4500 Completion Index (Symbol name: ^W4500): The Wilshire 4500 index measures the performance of small and mid-cap stocks. It is constructed by removing companies listed on the Standard & Poor's 500 Index (S&P 500) from the Wilshire 500 Index.
Wilshire Global Real Estate Securities Index (Symbol name: ^WGRESI): This index tracks the performance of publicly traded Real Estate Securities; this includes Real Estate Operating Companies (REOCs) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
Wilshire Global REIT Index (Symbol name: ^WGREIT): This index tracks the performance of publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trusts. The index is a subset of the Wilshire Global Real Estate Securities Index.
Wilshire US LargeCap Index (Symbol name: ^W5KLC): This market capitalization weighted index is a used to measure large capitalized stocks. It tracks the performance of the largest 750 stocks that are part of the Wilshire 5000.
Wilshire US MidCap Index (Symbol name: ^W5KMC): This index measures mid-capitalized companies.
Wilshire US SmallCap Index (Symbol name: ^W5KSC): This index measures small-capitalized companies.
Wilshire US MicroCap Index (Symbol name: ^W5KMICRO): This index measures micro-capitalized companies. A Micro-cap stock is a company with market capitalization between $50 million and $300 million dollars.