S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today the changes in the S&P/ASX 200 index, effective after the close of trading on September 18, 2015 as a result of the September quarterly review.
S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today that it will remove Sirius Resources NL (ASX: SIR) from the S&P/ASX 200 Index, subject to final court approval of the proposed scheme of arrangement under which the company will be acquired by Independence Group NL (ASX: IGO).
Indices Licensed to State Street Global Advisors for ETF Development
S&P Dow Jones Indices (“S&P DJI”), one of the world’s leading index providers, announced today that it has been honored with two prestigious industry awards in Asia – the “Index Provider of the Year” in Structured Products Awards Asia 2015 and the “Best Index Provider for ETFs – Equity” in The Asset Triple A Asia ETF Awards 2015.
Activision Blizzard (NASD:ATVI) will replace Pall Corp. (NYSE: PLL) in the S&P 500 after the close of trading on Friday, August 28. S&P 500 constituent Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) is acquiring Pall in a transaction expected to be completed on or about that date pending final approvals.
United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) will replace Hospira, Inc. (NYSE:HSP) in the S&P 500 after the close of trading on Wednesday, September 2. Hospira is being acquired by Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) in a transaction expected to be completed on or about that date.
S&P Dow Jones Indices today announced a change to the S&P Sovereign Bond Indices Methodology.
S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today the September 2015 rebalancing results for the S&P/ASX Australian Fixed Interest 0+ Index Series and S&P/ASX Australian Fixed Interest Index Series.
S&P Dow Jones Indices today announced changes to the index methodology for the S&P/BOVESPA Indices.
S&P European Indices Methodology Update and Constituent Additions
Home Prices Continue Upward Trend According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices
– Innospec Inc. (NASD:IOSP) will replace Bio-Reference Laboratories Inc. (NASD:BRLI) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Friday, August 21. OPKO Health Inc. (NYSE:OPK) is acquiring Bio-Reference Laboratories in a deal that closed today.
S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today that it will remove iiNet Limited (ASX: IIN) from the S&P/ASX 200 Index, subject to final court approval of the proposed scheme of arrangement under which the company will be acquired by TPG Telecom Limited (ASX: TPM).
S&P SmallCap 600 constituent Sovran Self Storage Inc. (NYSE:SSS) will replace Ann Inc. (NYSE:ANN) in the S&P MidCap 400, and ePlus Inc. (NASD:PLUS) will replace Sovran Self Storage in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Friday, August 21. S&P MidCap 400 constituent Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASD:ASNA) is acquiring Ann in a deal expected to be completed on or about that date
The new index has been licensed to Global X for product development
Stable Consumer Credit Default Rates a Positive Sign for Economy According to the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices
Constituents called for redemption effective after the close on August 31, 2015.
Care Capital Properties Inc. (NYSE:CCPwi) will replace Omnicare Inc. (NYSE:OCR) in the S&P MidCap 400 after the close of trading on Monday, August 17. S&P 500 constituent Ventas Inc. (NYSE:VTR) is spinning off Care Capital Properties in a transaction expected to be competed on that date. Omnicare is being acquired by S&P 100 & 500 constituent CVS Health Corp. (NYSE:CVS) in a deal expected to be completed on August 18.
An index designed to track performance of companies with a stable dividend payment history
As previously announced in a press release dated January 21, 2015, S&P Dow Jones Indices will include all publicly listed multiple share class lines separately in its float market cap (FMC) weighted indices subject to liquidity and float criteria currently in place for each index. This change will be effective after the close of trading on Friday, September 18 to coincide with the September quarterly rebalance. Index membership eligibility for a company with multiple share class lines will continue to be based on the total market capitalization of the company including all publicly listed and unlisted share class lines. The decision to include each publicly listed line in an index will be evaluated line by line; the weight of each line will only reflect its own float, not the combined float of all company lines
Beginning after the close of business, September 18th, 2015, S&P Dow Jones Indices will include all publicly listed multiple share class lines separately in all of its float market cap (FMC) weighted indices for all markets.
TRI Pointe Group Inc. (NYSE:TPH) will replace Informatica Corp. (NASD:INFA) in the S&P MidCap 400 after the close of trading on Friday, August 7. Informatica is being acquired by the Permira Funds and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in a deal completed today.
Treatment of Reorganization of Altice SA in the S&P Europe 350 Index
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In an effort to meet the evolving needs of the investment community, S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has announced the launch of the S&P U.S. Spin-Off index, the S&P U.S IPO and Spin-Off index and the S&P U.S. Activist Interest index.