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Industry Intelligence, Inc. Reports Forest Product Stocks Outperform Major Indexes in 2012
Stocks in the U.S. Forest Products Stock Index rose 21.3% from 2011, besting the gains in the Dow Jones, S&P 500 and NASDAQ indexes
The index of 29 companies closed the year at 118.278, an increase of 21.3%. In comparison, the Dow Jones Industrial Index closed up 7.3%, the S&P 500 was up 13.4% and the NASDAQ was up 16.0% for 2012.
The U.S. Forest Products Index is a six-year-old market capital-weighted index that measures the stock trading activity of sector participants who manufacture wood, paper, pulp and packaging.
The Industry Intelligence Stock Indices are available to clients using the Industry Intelligence i2dashboard service. In addition to the U.S. Forest Products Stock Index, they include the Canadian Forest Products Stock Index, the Paper Packaging Stock Index and the U.S. Homebuilding Stock Index.
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