NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / June 8, 2021 / Zedge, Inc. (NYSE American:ZDGE), a worldwide mobile publishing and content platform provider, is set to join the Russell Microcap® Index. The addition is scheduled for the conclusion of the 2021 Russell indexes annual reconstitution, effective after the US markets open on June 28, according to a preliminary list of additions posted June 4.
Membership in the Russell Microcap® Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in any appropriate growth and value style indexes. FTSE Russell determines membership for its Russell indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.
"Inclusion in the Russell index marks a key milestone in the evolution of our company and is a testament to the progress we have made in growing our business and improving our financial performance," commented Jonathan Reich, CEO of Zedge. "We look forward to the opportunity to reach a broader audience of new investors with our strong revenue growth, cash flow and profits story and discussing the initiatives we are implementing to increase monthly active users, improve the experience for our users and creators, grow subscribers and accelerate adoption of our newer offerings."
Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Approximately $10.6 trillion in assets are benchmarked against Russell's US indexes. Russell indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider.
For more information on the Russell Microcap® Index and the Russell indexes reconstitution, go to the "Russell Reconstitution" section on the FTSE Russell website.
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Zedge is a leading app developer focusing on mobile phone personalization and entertainment. With approximately 482 million organic installs and nearly 35 million monthly active users as of April 30, 2021. "Zedge Wallpapers and Ringtones" is all about personal identity. We're the hub for self-expression used by millions for mobile phone personalization, social content, and fandom art. Our app enables consumers to showcase who they are, what they like, and amplify their persona. Zedge Premium, our marketplace, enables content creators, ranging the gamut from world-class celebrities to emerging artists, to display their talent and sell their content to our users. "Shortz - Chat Stories by Zedge" offers serialized, short-form fiction stories delivered as text-messaging conversations and mini-podcasts. Our apps run on our flexible and proven state-of-the-art digital publishing platform. For more information, visit https://www.zedge.net.
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SOURCE: Zedge, Inc.