The SPDR® S&P® 400 Mid Cap Value ETF seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the total return performance of S&P® Mid Cap 400 Value IndexSM.
The S&P MidCap 400 Value Index measures the performance of the mid-capitalization value sector in the U.S. equity market. The Index consists of those stocks in the S&P MidCap 400 Index exhibiting the strongest value characteristics based on: (i) book value to price ratio; (ii) earnings to price ratio; and (iii) sales to price ratio. The selection universe for the S&P MidCap 400 Index includes all U.S. common equities listed on the NYSE, NASDAQ Global Select Market, NASDAQ Select Market and NASDAQ CapitalMarket with market capitalizations between $850 million and $3.8 billion. The Index is market capitalization weighted and rebalanced annually on the third Friday of December.