SIG Oil Exploration & Production IndexTM (EPXSM) is an equal weighted index composed of companies that own, lease, and operate oil and natural gas facilities. Because their revenues are closely tied to commodity prices, exploration and production companies can serve as a proxy for equity investors seeking to participate in any commodity price gains or hedge against market uncertainty. Options on the EPX, which seeks to replicate a broad spectrum of exploration and production companies in one basket, offer the ability to capture the performance of this group with a single investment. The Index began on June 28, 2005 at a base value of 200.00; options commenced trading on July 19, 2005.
Entitlements: U.S. Classic (NASDAQ / PHLX)
Total Market Value: is the sum of the market value of all companies in the index.
Dividend Market Value: is the sum of the market value of all dividends generated by companies in the index.