RIFC 50 Index Ends 2023 with Bang, Gaining 11.1 % in Q4

A strong and broad upsurge of most franchise business sectors propelled the RIFC 50 Index to a solid finish in 4Q 2023, adding 11.1 percent to its market value.

Thirty-six of the 50 components of the Index made positive gains, with 18 of them making double-digit gains.

Developed and published by UNH’s Rosenberg International Franchise Center (RIFC), the RIFC 50 Index is the first stock index to track the financial market performance of the U.S. franchising sector. It’s a stock portfolio comprised of 50 U.S. public franchising companies representative of the U.S. business format franchising sector. Dr. Hachemi Aliouche’s quarterly reports offer a succinct look at the best and worst performers from among the 50 franchise businesses in the portfolio, and the business reasons that may have contributed to their rise or fall in the quarterly ranking.

Visit paulcollege.unh.edu/Rosenberg to read recent quarterly reports, including the full Q4 report.