S&P Indices Announces Changes to U.S. Indices
Posted on September 26, 2011 at 18:17 PM EDT
NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Indices will make the following changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 Indices:
S&P Indices will monitor these transactions, and post any relevant updates on its website: www.standardandpoors.com.
Home Properties is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns, operates, develops, acquires, and rehabilitates apartment communities. Headquartered in Rochester, NY, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Residential REITs Sub-Industry index.
Resources Connection is a multinational professional services firm. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Research & Consulting Services Sub-Industry index.
Fortune Brands Home & Security engages in the manufacture and sale of home and security products. Headquartered in Deerfield, IL, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS Building Products Sub-Industry index.
Overseas Shipholding Group is a tanker company primarily engaged in the ocean transportation of crude oil and petroleum products. Headquartered in New York, NY, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Oil & Gas Storage & Transportation Sub-Industry index.
Measurement Specialties designs, develops, and manufactures sensors and sensor-based systems. Headquartered in Hampton, VA, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Electronic Manufacturing Services Sub-Industry index.
Following is a summary of the changes:
For more information about S&P Indices, please visit www.standardandpoors.com/indices.
About S&P Indices
S&P Indices, a leading brand of the McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), maintains a wide variety of investable and benchmark indices to meet an array of investor needs. Over $1.25 trillion is directly indexed to Standard & Poor's family of indices, which includes the S&P 500, the world's most followed stock market index, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, the S&P Global BMI, an index with approximately 11,000 constituents, the S&P GSCI, the industry's most closely watched commodities index, and the S&P National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Index, the premier investable index for U.S. municipal bonds. For more information, please visit: www.standardandpoors.com/indices.
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