UPDATE: United Natural Foods (UNFI) Set to Join the S&P MidCap 400; Abiomed (ABMD) & Ixia (XXIA) to Join S&P SmallCap 600

December 17, 2012 5:23 PM EST Send to a Friend
(Updated - December 17, 2012 5:25 PM EST)

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.

S&P SmallCap 600 constituent United Natural Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: UNFI) will replace AMERIGROUP Corp. (NYSE: AGP) in the S&P MidCap 400, and Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) will replace United Natural Foods in the S&P SmallCap 600. S&P 500 constituent Wellpoint Inc. (NYSE: WLP) is acquiring AMERIGROUP in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final approvals.

Abiomed Inc. (NASDAQ: ABMD) will replace Cascade Corp. (NYSE: CASC) in the S&P SmallCap 600. Toyota Industries Corp. is acquiring Cascade in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final conditions.

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.


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