Sabrient Indices

Since 2006 Sabrient has used its multi-factor, 100-percent-rules-based quantitative methodology to build a unique index franchise. Our nontraditional approach to index construction incorporates macroeconomic and micro-dynamic strategies that layer alpha generation on beta exposure to sectors, style boxes, and a variety of market niches. The result is a growing family of innovative indices, shown below.  Cap-specific and sector-specific indices are available for licensing.

Sabrient Defensive Equity Indice

The Sabrient Defensive Equity Index (SBRDE) is a large-cap index designed to achieve a superior risk-return during periods of weakness in the markets and/or the overall American economy, while still offering the potential for gains during periods of market strength and economic growth.  Learn more.

Sabrient Insider Sentiment Index

The Sabrient Insider Sentiment Index (SBRIN) is an all-cap index designed to help markets incorporate significant insider information into stock valuation.  Learn more.

Sabrient Multi-cap Insider/Analyst Quant-Weighted Index

The Sabrient Multi-cap Insider/Analyst Quant-Weighted Index (SBRQAM) uses quantitative weighting on a stock index that incorporates insider trading, analyst sentiment, along with a with a defensive strategy overlay. This index is licensed to Direxion and tracked by the Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares (KNOW), which is rated 5 STARS by Morningstar. 1   Learn more.

Sabrient Global Balanced Indices

Two Global Balanced Indices employ a quantitative approach to select multiple asset classes using ETFs trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Licensed to iShares by BlackRock, the indices are tracked by iShares Balanced Income CorePortfolio™ Funds (TSX: CBD) and iShares Balanced Growth CorePortfolio™ Funds (TSX: CBN). Learn more.


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