Main characteristics

Bloomberg Code SGEPMBU
Inception Date 19/01/2016
Return Type Net Return
Currency USD
Calculated By S&P Dow Jones


The SGI US Momentum Index aims to get an exposure to stocks which have recently well performed and embedded in the S&P 500 universe.


The SGI US Momentum Index is based on a 5 step selection methodology applied to the shares comprising the S&P 500 Index, corrected from stocks with an average daily volume below USD 3 millions. The stocks are ranked according to the 11-month residual Return Lagged by 1-month. The 100 best performing stocks are selected and equally weighted in the index. The rebalancing frequency is monthly smoothed on 5-business days.

The SGI US Momentum Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of Societe Generale. Societe Generale has signed a contract with Solactive AG wherein Solactive AG undertakes to calculate and maintain the Index. The Index is not sponsored, promoted, sold or supported in any other manner by Solactive AG nor does Solactive AG offer any express or implicit guarantee or assurance either with regard to the results of using the Index and/or Index trade mark or the Index Level at any time or in any other respect.