FTSE 250 Index
OperatorFTSE Group
ExchangesLondon Stock Exchange
Constituents250 (consisting of 101 to 350)
TypeMid cap
Market cap£419.0 billion
(as at 30 September 2021)[1]
Weighting methodCapitalisation-weighted index
Related indices
WebsiteFTSE UK Index Series

The FTSE 250 Index (/ˈfʊtsi/ "Footsie") is a capitalisation-weighted index consisting of the 101st to the 350th largest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange. Promotions and demotions to and from the index occur quarterly in March, June, September, and December. The Index is calculated in real-time and published every minute.

Related indices are the FTSE 100 Index (which lists the largest 100 companies), the FTSE 350 Index (which combines the FTSE 100 and 250), the FTSE SmallCap Index and the FTSE All-Share Index (an aggregation of the FTSE 100 Index, the FTSE 250 Index and the FTSE SmallCap Index).

Record values

The index began on 12 October 1992 at the base level of 831.38. The highest closing value of 24,353.85 was reached on 7 September 2021.[2]

Annual returns

The following table lists the Total Return of the FTSE 250 index up to 31 December 2021.[3]

Year Total return
2009 46.3%
2010 24.2%
2011 12.6%
2012 26.1%
2013 32.3%
2014 3.7%
2015 11.2%
2016 6.7%
2017 17.8%
2018 -13.3%
2019 28.9%
2020 -4.6%
2021 16.9%


The following table lists the FTSE 250 companies after the changes on 23 January 2023.[4]

Company Ticker[5]
3i Infrastructure 3IN
4imprint FOUR
888 Holdings 888
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust ASL
abrdn Private Equity Opportunities Trust APEO
Alliance Trust ATST
Allianz Technology Trust ATT
Apax Global Alpha APAX
Ascential ASCL
Ashmore Group ASHM
Assura AGR
Aston Martin Lagonda AML
Auction Technology Group ATG
AVI Global Trust AGT
Babcock International BAB
Baillie Gifford Japan Trust BGFD
Bakkavör BAKK
Balanced Commercial Property Trust BCPT
Balfour Beatty BBY
Baltic Classifieds BCG
Bankers Investment Trust BNKR
Bank of Georgia BGEO
A.G. Barr BAG
Bellevue Healthcare Trust BBH
Bellway BWY
Biffa BIFF
Big Yellow Group BYG
BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust BRSC
BlackRock Throgmorton Trust THRG
BlackRock World Mining Trust BRWM
Bluefield Solar Income Fund BSIF
Bodycote BOY
Bridgepoint Group BPT
Britvic BVIC
Bytes Technology Group BYIT
C&C Group CCR
Caledonia Investments CLDN
Capital & Counties Properties CAPC
Capital Gearing Trust CGT
Capricorn Energy CNE
Carnival Corporation & plc CCL
Centamin CEY
Chemring Group CHG
City of London Investment Trust CTY
Clarkson CKN
Close Brothers Group CBG
CLS Holdings CLI
CMC Markets CMCX
Coats Group COA
Computacenter CCC
Cranswick CWK
Crest Nicholson CRST
Currys CURY
Darktrace DARK
Dechra Pharmaceuticals DPH
Derwent London DLN
Digital 9 Infrastructure DGI9
Diploma DPLM
Direct Line DLG
discoverIE DSCV
Diversified Energy DEC
Domino's Pizza DOM
Drax Group DRX
Dr. Martens DOCS
Dunelm Group DNLM
EasyJet EZJ
Edinburgh Investment Trust EDIN
Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust EWI
Elementis ELM
Energean ENOG
Essentra ESNT
European Opportunities Trust EOT
European Smaller Companies Trust ESCT
Ferrexpo FXPO
Fidelity China Special Situations FCSS
Fidelity Emerging Markets FEML
Fidelity European Trust FEV
Fidelity Special Values FSV
Finsbury Growth & Income Trust FGT
FirstGroup FGP
Foresight Solar Fund FSFL
Future FUTR
Games Workshop Group GAW
GCP Infrastructure Investments GCP
Genuit Group GEN
Genus GNS
Global Smaller Companies Trust GSCT
Grafton Group GFTU
Grainger GRI
Great Portland Estates GPE
Greencoat UK Wind UKW
Greggs GRG
Hammerson HMSO
HarbourVest Global Private Equity HVPE
Hays HAS
Harbour Energy HBR
Helios Towers HTWS
Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust HSL
Herald Investment Trust HRI
Hg Capital Trust HGT
HICL Infrastructure Company HICL
Hikma Pharmaceuticals HIK
Hill & Smith HILS
Hilton Food Group HFG
Hipgnosis Songs Fund SONG
Howdens Joinery HWDN
Ibstock IBST
ICG Enterprise Trust ICGT
IG Group Holdings IGG
Impax Environmental Markets IEM
Inchcape INCH
Indivior INDV
IntegraFin Holdings IHP
Intermediate Capital Group ICP
International Distributions Services IDS
International Public Partnerships INPP
Investec INVP
IP Group IPO
JLEN Environmental Assets Group JLEN
JPMorgan American Investment Trust JAM
JPMorgan Emerging Markets Investment Trust JMG
JPMorgan European Discovery JEDT
JPMorgan Global Growth & Income JGGI
JPMorgan Indian Investment Trust JII
JPMorgan Japanese Investment Trust JFJ
Jupiter Fund Management JUP
Just Group JUST
Kainos KNOS
Keller Group KLR
Lancashire Holdings LRE
Law Debenture LWDB
Liontrust Asset Management LIO
LondonMetric Property LMP
Man Group EMG
Marks & Spencer Group MKS
Marshalls MSLH
Mediclinic International MDC
Mercantile Investment Trust MRC
Merchants Trust MRCH
Micro Focus International MCRO
Mitchells & Butlers MAB
Mitie MTO
Molten Ventures GROW
Moneysupermarket.com Group MONY
Monks Investment Trust MNKS
Moonpig MOON
Morgan Advanced Materials MGAM
Morgan Sindall Group MGNS
Murray Income Trust MUT
Murray International Trust MYI
National Express Group NEX
NB Private Equity Partners NBPE
Network International NETW
NextEnergy Solar Fund NESF
Ninety One N91
OneSavings Bank OSB
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust ORIT
Oxford Instruments OXIG
PageGroup PAGE
Pantheon International PIN
Paragon Banking Group PAG
Pennon Group PNN
Personal Assets Trust PNL
Petershill Partners PHLL
Pets at Home PETS
Playtech PTEC
Plus500 PLUS
Polar Capital Technology Trust PCT
Premier Foods PFD
Primary Health Properties PHP
PureTech Health PRTC
PZ Cussons PZC
QinetiQ QQ
Quilter QLT
Rathbones RAT
Redde Northgate REDD
Redrow RDW
Renishaw RSW
RHI Magnesita RHIM
RIT Capital Partners RCP
Rotork ROR
Ruffer Investment Company RICA
Safestore SAFE
Savills SVS
Schroder AsiaPacific Fund SDP
Schroder Oriental Income Fund SOI
Scottish American Investment Company SAIN
SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust SEIT
Senior SNR
Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income Fund SEQI
Serco SRP
Shaftesbury SHB
Sirius Real Estate SRE
Smithson Investment Trust SSON
Softcat SCT
Spectris SXS
Spire Healthcare SPI
Spirent SPT
Supermarket Income REIT SUPR
Syncona SYNC
Synthomer SYNT
Target Healthcare REIT THRL
Tate & Lyle TATE
Telecom Plus TEP
Temple Bar Investment Trust TMPL
Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust TEM
The Renewables Infrastructure Group TRIG
TI Fluid Systems TIFS
Trainline TRN
Travis Perkins TPK
Tritax Big Box REIT BBOX
Tritax EuroBox EBOX
TR Property Investment Trust TRY
Tullow Oil TLW
Twentyfour Income Fund TFIF
UK Commercial Property Trust UKCM
Urban Logistics REIT SHED
Vesuvius VSVS
Victrex VCT
Videndum VID
Vietnam Enterprise Investments VEIL
VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund VOF
Virgin Money UK VMUK
Vistry Group VTY
Volution Group FAN
W. A. G. Payment Solutions WPS
Warehouse REIT WHR
Watches of Switzerland WOSG
Wetherspoon (J D) JDW
W H Smith SMWH
Witan Investment Trust WTAN
Wizz Air WIZZ
Wood Group WG
Workspace Group WKP
Worldwide Healthcare Trust WWH

See also


  1. ^ FTSE 250 Factsheet
  2. ^ "MCX | FTSE 250 Index GBP Historical Prices - WSJ".
  3. ^ "FTSE Russell Factsheet FTSE 250 Index" (PDF). 31 January 2022. Retrieved 20 February 2022.
  4. ^ "RPS Group (UK): Constituent Deletion - Update: Changes in FTSE UK Index Series". 18 January 2023. Retrieved 20 January 2023.
  5. ^ "FTSE 250 constituents shares prices". London Stock Exchange. Retrieved 2018-09-28.