The Target Large Company Growth Index is a focused measurement of the large growth sector of the market and is used to track Wilshire Asset Management's Large Growth accounts. Companies listed in this index are large companies that have above average earnings and sales growth histories and fit a classic high quality growth profile. Companies that do not fall clearly into the defined growth category are eliminated. It is typical to find securities in this index that have enjoyed long and successful growth trends. In addition, these companies typically have higher than average returns on equity and levels of profitability.