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2014-10-06 20:21:04

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rex Energy Corp. (NASD: REXX) will replace GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (NASD: GTAT) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Wednesday, October 8. GT Advanced Technologies filed for bankruptcy protection and is no longer eligible for inclusion in the S&P SmallCap 600. Rex Energy operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. Headquartered in State College, PA, the company will be added to the...

2014-09-23 12:26:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today that preliminary results show that S&P 500® stock buybacks, or share repurchases, decreased 1.6% to $116.2 billion during the second quarter of 2014, down from the $118.1 billion spent on share repurchases during the second quarter of 2013. The $116.2 billion also represents a 27.1% decline over the $159.3 billion spent on stock buybacks during Q1 2014, which was the second largest on record....

2014-09-11 12:23:41

New Index is a Factor Weighted, Broad-Market Commodity Index with a Modified Roll NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), one of the world's leading providers of financial market indices, and Research Affiliates, a global leader in innovative indexing and asset allocation strategies, announced today the launch of the Dow Jones RAFI Commodity Index. The Index offers a factor based approach that uses signals intended to generate outperformance,...

2014-08-11 20:23:40

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices: -- The Ultimate Software Group Inc. (NASD: ULTI) will replace The Hillshire Brands Co. (NYSE: HSH) in the S&P MidCap 400 after the close of trading on Thursday, August 14. S&P 500 constituent Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) is acquiring The Hillshire Brands in a deal expected to be completed...

2014-07-30 20:22:14

NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announces the treatment of a stock dividend for S&P 500 constituent Discovery Communications Inc. (NASD: DISCA): -- Discovery Communications is paying a stock dividend of 1 share of Class C (NASD: DISCK) for each outstanding share of Class A (DISCA) and Class B (DISCB) and Class C. For index purposes, S&P Dow Jones Indices will add the Class C share line to the S&P 500 effective...

2014-07-25 20:21:26

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Offshore Ltd. (NYSE: PGN) will replace Intevac Inc. (NASD: IVAC) in the S&P SmallCap 600 effective after the close of trading on Friday, August 1. S&P 500 constituent Noble Corp. (NYSE: NE) is spinning off Paragon Offshore to shareholders in a transaction expected to be completed after the close of trading on that date. Post spin, Noble will remain in the S&P 500. Intevac is ranked # 600 in the S&P SmallCap 600 and is no...

2014-07-21 08:30:57

- Agreement in Principle Paves Way for Greater Collaboration Between Both Parties NEW YORK and MEXICO CITY, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), one of the world's leading providers of financial market indices, today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with the Mexican Stock Exchange (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, BMV) to license all of the BMV indices including their flagship index, IPC (Indice de Precios y Cotizaciones) -...

2014-07-15 12:25:26

Four of the Five Cities Saw Default Rates Decrease in June 2014 NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through June 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, showed decline in default rates. The national composite posted 1.02% in June, its lowest default rate in over 10 years of history. Auto and bank card saw their default rates...

2014-07-14 20:20:18

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celadon Group Inc. (NYSE: CGI) will replace Cbeyond Inc. (NASD: CBEY) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Thursday, July 17. Birch Communications Inc. is acquiring Cbeyond in a deal expected to be completed soon. Celadon Group provides transportation and logistics services. Headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification) Trucking Sub-Industry...

2014-07-03 12:24:16

NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announces treatment of CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS) Split-off in S&P 500: -- CBS Corp. is offering to exchange shares of CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. (CBSO.NYSE) that are owned by CBS for outstanding shares of CBS Class B common stock. The exchange offer will expire at 12:00 midnight, NYC time, on July 9, 2014, unless the offer is extended or terminated. S&P DJI will not add the split-off...


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