GARMIN Is Now Part of the S&P 500

Discussion in 'Smartphones and GPS Navigation' started by xcel, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi All:

    Not that this is a big deal in the bigger scheme of things but it is noteworthy.

    Garmin Ltd. is a component in the S&P 500 index after the close of trading last Tuesday.

    The S&P 500 is an index of 500 large-cap companies from leading industries that is widely used as a benchmark for investors and a gauge of the overall performance of the U.S. stock market. The company will be added to the S&P 500 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Consumer Electronics Sub-Industry index.

    While TomTom is making moves in Europe, I still believe Garmin has the better consumer NAVI and I look forward to using the various versions whether it is my own 4.3" LT or an OEM system like Chrysler's Uconnect with the 8.4 in touchscreen and the Garmin interface front and center. JD Power rates the Garmin based Uconect system tops in the industry thanks to the very familiar Garmin software.

  2. thunderstruck

    thunderstruck Super Moderator

    What's the symbol? That's interesting, because I have both a Garmin and Tom Tom, but only use the Garmin because the interface of the TomTom is so bad.

Share This Page