Saturday, July 05, 2008

Heidi Klum Stock Index


Klum is ranked the second richest supermodel in terms of earnings, according to Forbes Magazine. The Heidi Klum Stock Index consists of stocks of companies that Heidi Klum has acted as the spokesperson for.

Components of the Heidi Klum Stock Index:

Limited Brands Inc. (LTD), owner of Victoria's Secret where she reportedly received a $3.8 million per year contract.
McDonald's (MCD)
Volkswagen A G (VLKAY.PK)
Target Corp. (TGT) TV commercial can be seenon YouTube
Procter Gamble Co. (PG) owner of the Braun shaving products business
Nike Inc. (NKE)
Jones Apparel Group (JNY) owner of the Nine West women's fashion retailer
H & M, also known as Hennes & Mauritz AB (HNNMY.PK) the Swedish clothing company

Over the last six months, the Heidi Klum index outperformed the Dow Jones Industrial Average as it was down only 4%, whereas the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 14%.

Assumptions:
This is a price-weighted index, similar to the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Dividends were included.

Other celebrity indexes worth checking out:
Paris Hilton Stock Index
Jessica Alba Stock Index
Eva Longoria Stock Index
Gisele Bundchen Stock Index

Author owns MCD.

By Fred Fuld for Stockerblog.com.

1 comment:

emi said...

Better yet, gossip columnist Liz Smith asked Heidi what she thought about her stock index outshining the Dow, and she had no idea what that meant:

http://www.wowowow.com/conversation/liz-smith-interview-heidi-klum-project-runway-modeling-and-sex-65949

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