S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices:
Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. (NASD:DNKN) will replace Riverbed Technology Inc. (NASD:RVBD) in the S&P MidCap 400 after the close of trading on Monday, April 27. A group led by Thoma Bravo LLC is acquiring Riverbed Technology in a deal expected to be completed tomorrow.
Walker & Dunlop Inc. (NYSE:WD) will replace Entropic Communications Inc. (NASD:ENTR) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Thursday, April 30. MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE:MXL) is acquiring Entropic Communications in a transaction expected to be completed on or about that date pending final approvals.
Deletions from the S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index
Communications Sales & Leasing Inc. (NASD:CSALV) will replace Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF) in the S&P MidCap 400 after the close of trading on Friday, April 24. S&P MidCap 400 constituent Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASD:WIN) is spinning off Communications Sales & Leasing in a transaction expected to be completed on or about that date pending final conditions. Windstream will remain in the S&P MidCap 400 following the spin-off transaction. Cliff Natural Resources has a market capitalization below $800 million and is no longer representative of the mid-cap market space.
National Credit Default Rates Flat Despite Jump in Bank Card Defaults in March 2015 According to the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices today announced a change to the S&P Municipal Yield Index methodology.
S&P Dow Jones Indices (“S&P DJI”), one of the world’s leading providers of financial market indices, today announced the launch of the S&P/NZX 50 High Dividend Index, which is designed to measure the performance of the top 25 index constituents with the highest dividend yields and liquidity from the NZX 50 Index.
S&P Dow Jones Indices (“S&P DJI”), one of the world’s leading providers of financial market indices, today announced that its Dow Jones Brookfield Global Infrastructure Index has been selected by the Bureau of Labor Funds, Ministry of Labor of Taiwan (Bureau) as one of the performance benchmarks for its mandates under the Labor Pension Fund (New Scheme) and the Labor Insurance Fund.
Indices Track Performance of Developed, Emerging Market Inflation-Linked Sovereign Debt
Effective at the open of May 28, 2015 for implementation during the June roll period starting on June 1, 2015, the S&P GSCI Enhanced Commodity Index will follow a new contract determination for WTI Crude Oil and Brent Crude Oil.
Open for Comment until May 8, 2015
Licensed to Invesco PowerShares for ETF Development
The new Index is designed to measure the performance of European sovereign bonds based on the notion that ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) is an important part of a country’s long-term investment profile.
2015: S&P Dow Jones Indices (“S&P DJI”), one of the world’s leading providers of financial market indices, announced today that it has received two awards, “ETF Index Provider of the Year in Asia” and “Best Smart Beta Strategy”, in the ETF and Indexing Awards 2015 presented by leading industry magazine Asia Asset Management and its sister publication ETFI Asia.
S&P Dow Jones Indices Canadian Index Operations announces the following index changes as a result of the quarterly S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index and S&P/TSX Preferred Share Laddered Index Reviews.
A Deletion from the S&P/TSX SmallCap and Global Mining Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices today announced the April rebalancing results for the S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index. The changes will be effective at the close of business on April 17, 2015.
CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) will replace Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASD:SLXP) in the S&P MidCap 400 after the close of trading on Monday, April 6. Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) completed the acquisition of Salix Pharmaceuticals earlier today.
Energy, Materials Cuts Worst Since 2009 While SmallCap Issues Buck the Trend by Paying More
S&P Dow Jones Indices is conducting a consultation with members of the investment community on the
following methodology change to the S&P Dow Jones Indices’ China A-Shares Indices.