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STOXX Global Smart City Infrastructure

Index Description

The STOXX Global Smart City Infrastructure Index tracks the performance of companies deploying the physical structures and facilities needed as urban development becomes more intelligent and efficiency-focused. As such, the index targets two global thematic trends: that of smart cities and of infrastructure. As cities in the digital era are faced with expanding populations, limited natural resources, rapidly changing technology and the need to protect the environment, new facilities are required to address challenges and exploit innovative means of transport, housing, energy, waste management and communications. STOXX uses FactSet's Revere (RBICS) granular data for a detailed breakdown of the revenue sources of the eligible companies, to select those most exposed to the smart city infrastructure theme. Nearly 50 sectors have been associated to the theme and include cellular site equipment, metal recycling providers, multi-type passenger transportation and water treatment agents manufacturing. The index is also taking ESG considerations into account. Companies that are non-compliant with the Global Standards Screening (GSS) or are involved in Controversial Weapons activities, or display a Severe (Category 5) Controversy Rating, as identified by Sustainalytics, are excluded. Additional exclusion filters are incorporated, screening companies for involvement in Weapons (Small Arms and Military Contracting), Unconventional Oil & Gas (Arctic Oil and Gas Exploration, Oil Sands and Shale Energy), Conventional Oil & Gas, Thermal Coal, Nuclear Power and Tobacco.

Key facts

  • Index allows targeted investment in sustainable smart city infrastructure - a long-term structural trend.
  • Detailed Revere data helps select companies with a revenue exposure of more than 50% to related sectors.
  • Leveraging sustainability data from leading provider (Sustainalytics) to avoid exposure to companies engaged in controversial activities.
  • Size and liquidity filters ensure replicability.

Descriptive Statistics

Index Market Cap (EUR bn) Components (EUR bn) Component weight (%) Turnover (%)
Full Free-float Mean Median Largest Smallest Largest Smallest Last 12 monts
STOXX Global Smart City Infrastructure N/A 10.8 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0 1.8 0.0 34.6
STOXX Global Total Market 87,012.1 73,744.0 6.4 0.7 2,840.9 0.0 3.9 0.0 2.6

Supersector weighting (top 10)

Country weighting

Risk and return figures1

Index returns Return (%) Annualized return (%)
Last month YTD 1Y 3Y 5Y Last month YTD 1Y 3Y 5Y
STOXX Global Smart City Infrastructure 5.5 5.2 12.2 23.5 49.1 N/A N/A 12.4 7.3 8.4
STOXX Global Total Market 4.3 6.5 18.1 29.7 58.3 N/A N/A 18.3 9.1 9.7
Index volatility and risk Annualized volatility (%) Annualized Sharpe ratio2
STOXX Global Smart City Infrastructure N/A N/A 12.4 14.1 17.0 N/A N/A 0.6 0.4 0.4
STOXX Global Total Market N/A N/A 10.3 13.2 16.8 N/A N/A 1.3 0.6 0.5
Index to benchmark Correlation Tracking error (%)
STOXX Global Smart City Infrastructure 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 7.3 6.9 6.0 5.7 5.9
Index to benchmark Beta Annualized information ratio
STOXX Global Smart City Infrastructure 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.9 -1.1 -0.9 -0.3 -0.2

1For information on data calculation, please refer to STOXX calculation reference guide

2Based on EURIBOR1M

(EUR, Price), all data as of February 29, 2024


STOXX Global Smart City Infrastructure


Index Price/earnings incl. negative Price/earnings excl. negative Price/book Dividend yield (%)3 Price/sales Price/cash flow
Trailing Projected Trailing Projected Trailing Trailing Trailing
STOXX Global Smart City Infrastructure 39.8 23.4 27.2 27.2 3.2 1.3 1.6 11.1
STOXX Global Total Market 22.4 17.2 19.0 19.0 2.7 2.0 1.6 27.9

Performance and annual returns


Companies from the STOXX Global Total Market Index that derive more than 50% of their most recent total annual revenue from sectors linked to the smart city infrastructure trend are highlighted as potential index components. The index excludes companies that are not compliant with the Sustainalytics Global Standards Screening assessment, are involved in Controversial Weapons, Small Arms, Military Contracting, Tobacco, Thermal Coal, and Oil & Gas. Moreover, companies that display high ESG Controversy Ratings or are involved in severe controversies are also excluded.

The index applies liquidity and size screens and aims to have a minimum number of 80 components. It is weighted by adjusted equal weights and reviewed annually. The detailed methodology including the calculation formula can be found in our rulebooks:

Versions and symbols

Index ISIN Symbol Bloomberg Reuters
Gross Return EUR CH0500515678 STXSCIGR .STXSCIGR
Net Return EUR CH0500515710 STXSCIR .STXSCIR

Quick Facts

Weighting Adjusted Equal-weighted
Cap Factor None
No. of components Min. 80
Review frequency Annual in June
Calculation/distribution realtime 15 sec
Calculation hours 00:00:00 22:15:00
Base value/base date 1000 on 24 June 2013
History Available from June. 24, 2013
Inception date Oct. 09, 2019
To learn more about the inception date, the currency, the calculation hours and historical values, please see our data vendor code sheet.


STOXX Global Smart City Infrastructure

Top 10 Components4

Company Supersector Country Weight
Ebara Corp. Industrial Goods and Services Japan 1.822%
TOPBUILD Construction and Materials USA 1.757%
INGERSOLL-RAND Industrial Goods and Services USA 1.461%
MONOLITHIC PWR.SYS. Technology USA 1.452%
BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTN.HLDG. Industrial Goods and Services USA 1.426%
NVENT ELECTRIC Industrial Goods and Services USA 1.418%
INSTALLED BUILDING PRDS. Construction and Materials USA 1.403%
PALO ALTO NETWORKS Technology USA 1.399%
Qualcomm Inc. Technology USA 1.361%

3Net dividend yield is calculated as net return index return minus price index return

4Based on the composition as of February 29, 2024