Standard & Poor's Announces Changes to U.S. Indices
October 07, 2010 at 18:19 PM EDT
NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P will make the following changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and SmallCap 600 Indices:
Standard & Poor's will monitor these transactions, and post any relevant updates on its website: www.standardandpoors.com.
Rofin-Sinar Technologies Inc. engages in the design, development, engineering, manufacture, and marketing of industrial lasers and supplies. Headquartered in Plymouth, MI, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Electronic Equipment & Instruments Sub-Industry index.
Dril-Quip designs, manufactures, fabricates, inspects, assembles, tests, and markets engineered offshore drilling and production equipment. Headquartered in Houston, TX, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS Oil & Gas Equipment & Services Sub-Industry index.
Atlantic Tele-Network provides telecommunications services. Headquartered in Beverly, MA, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Integrated Telecommunication Services Sub-Industry index.
Following is a summary of the changes:
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