Welcome to our quarterly overview of stock index performance and key clean-tech developments.
NASDAQ-CLEAN EDGE STOCK INDEX PERFORMANCE:
Nasdaq-Clean Edge stock indexes cover U.S. and global clean energy, water, and grid infrastructure markets. On a total return basis year to date (YTD) through the end of September, QGRD (global grid infrastructure) was up 29.40%, HHO (U.S. water) increased 28.90%, CELS (U.S. clean energy) was up 22.34, and GWE (global wind) was up 17.42%, compared to the S&P 500’s 20.55% increase and IXE’s (energy select sector index) 6.10% increase.
Quarter to date (QTD), QGRD was the top Nasdaq Clean Edge index performer, rising 2.99%, followed by HHO up 2.79%, CELS up 1.52%, and GWE down 1.15%. During the same time frame (Q3 2019), the S&P 500 increased 1.70% and IXE declined 6.12%.