Wilshire Associates announced that 34 foreign-based companies considered by the investment community to be headquartered in the United States will be added to the Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 stock index effective Sept. 19. The market capitalization of the companies totals $148 billion. Earlier this month, the number of firms to have been added was 32.
The largest of the companies, based on market cap, are: Tyco International Ltd. at $61.6 billion; Ace Ltd., $13.2 billion; Accenture Ltd., $11.5 billion; XL Capital Ltd., $10 billion; and Marvell Technology Group Ltd., $9.6 billion.
The index had 4,939 companies as of July 29, the latest date available.