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United Natural Foods Set to Join the S&P MidCap 400; Abiomed & Ixia to Join S&P SmallCap 600
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 17, 2012 05:46 PM
NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and the S&P SmallCap 600 indices after the close of trading on Friday, December 21:
United Natural Foods is an independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and related products. Headquartered in Providence, RI, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Food Distributors Sub-Industry index.
Ixia supplies converged network and application performance testing solutions. Headquartered in Calabasas, CA, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Communications Equipment Sub-Industry index.
Abiomed is a provider of medical devices that provide circulatory support. Headquartered in Danvers, MA, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS HealthCare Equipment Sub-Industry index.
Following is a summary of the changes:
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