NEW YORK, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 11,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced the first quarter 2021 performance and quarterly rebalancing of the OTCQX® and OTCQB® indexes, including the OTCQX Canada Index and the OTCQX Dividend Index.
The OTCQB Venture Index (.OTCQB), which tracks the overall OTCQB Venture Market, was up 20.3% in the first quarter. One hundred-seven companies were added to the index and sixty-six companies were removed. FingerMotion (FNGR) graduated to OTCQX on 1/7/2021. KemPharm Inc. (KMPH) graduated to NASDAQ on 1/8/2021. Zoetic International PLC (ZOEIF) graduated to OTCQX on 1/8/2021. Tilt Holdings Inc. (TLLTF) graduated to OTCQX on 1/8/2021. Versus Systems (VS) graduated to NASDAQ on 1/15/2021. ComSovereign Holding Corp. (COMS) graduated to NASDAQ on 1/22/2021. AiXin Life International, Inc. (AIXN) graduated to OTCQX on 1/22/2021; Integrated BioPharma, Inc. (INBP) graduated to OTCQX on 1/22/2021; Crossroads Systems, Inc. (CRSS) graduated to OTCQX on 1/28/2021; Cuentas Inc. (CUEN) graduated to NASDAQ on 2/2/2021; Simply Inc. (SIMP) graduated to OTCQX on 2/8/2021; Reliance Global Group Inc. (RELI) graduated to NASDAQ on 2/9/2021; MustGrow BioLogics Corporation (MGROF) graduated to OTCQX on 2/12/2021; Antibe Therapeutics, Inc. (ATBPF) graduated to OTCQX on 2/16/2021; Amplitech Group Inc. (AMPG) graduated to NASDAQ on 2/17/2021; Greenbox POS (GBOX) graduated to NASDAQ on 2/17/2021; Novo Integrated Sciences, Inc. (NVOS) graduated to NASDAQ on 2/23/2021; BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (BBKCF) graduated to OTCQX on 2/23/2021; Briacell Therapeutics Corp. (BCTXF) graduated to NASDAQ on 2/24/2021; Ares Strategic Mining Inc (ARSMF) graduated to OTCQX on 3/2/2021; PyroGenesis Canada Inc. (PYR) graduated to NASDAQ on 3/11/2021; Taat Lifestyle & Wellness Ltd. (TOBAF) graduated to OTCQX on 3/23/2021; Gratomic Inc. (CBULF) graduated to OTCQX on 3/26/2021, and Franklin Wireless Corp. (FKWL) graduated to NASDAQ on 3/29/2021.
All indexes are market capitalization-weighted and adjusted on a quarterly basis for additions and share changes over 5% during the months of March, June, September and December. In the case of ADRs, the DR ratio is considered. Dividends are re-invested as of the close of business the day before the ex-dividend date.
The OTCQX Composite Index, OTCQX Billion+ Index, OTCQX Dividend Index, OTCQX International Index, OTCQX U.S. Index, OTCQX Banks Index, OTCQX Cannabis Index, and OTCQB Venture Index have minimum liquidity screens to ensure tradability.
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Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investors cannot invest directly in any of these indexes.
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