MDM's Industrial Distributor Average Q4, 2001
Product DetailsModern Distribution Management, with the help of Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated has developed MDM's Industrial Distributor Average as a means of monitoring quarterly stock price performance of selected publicly traded industrial products distributors.
Note that: 1) the number of companies included in the average may change due to consolidation and initial public offerings in the sector; and 2) the percentage price change of the group is not market capitalization weighted like several popular market indices (S&P 500/Russell 2000).
It simply reflects the average price change of all the stocks in the group. Nonetheless, we believe this average provides a reasonable means of comparing the performance of the industry to other broad-based stock market benchmarks. Click on ...