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OraSure Technologies and John B. Sanfilippo & Son Set to Join S&P SmallCap 600

2017-03-20 18:36 ET - News Release

NEW YORK, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P SmallCap 600:

  • OraSure Technologies Inc. (NASD: OSUR) will replace G&K Services Inc. (NASD: GK) in the S&P SmallCap 600 effective prior to the open on Thursday, March 23. S&P 500 constituent Cintas Corp. (NASD: CTAS) is acquiring G&K Services in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final conditions.
  • John B. Sanfilippo & Son Inc. (NASD: JBSS) will replace Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. (NASD: PLKI) in the S&P SmallCap 600 effective prior to the open on Monday, March 27. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is being acquired in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final conditions.

OraSure Technologies develops, manufacturers, markets, and sells oral fluid diagnostic products and specimen collection devices. Headquartered in Bethlehem, PA, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Health Care Supplies Sub-Industry index.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son processes and distributes peanuts and tree nut products. Headquartered in Elgin, IL, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Packaged Foods & Meats Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the changes:

 

S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – MARCH 23, 2017


COMPANY

GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR

GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED

OraSure Technologies

Health Care

Health Care Supplies

DELETED

G&K Services

Industrials

Diversified Support Services

 

S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – MARCH 27, 2017


COMPANY

GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR

GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED

John B Sanfilippo & Sons

Consumer Staples

Packaged Foods & Meats

DELETED

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Consumer Discretionary

Restaurants

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Soogyung Jordan
Global Head of Communications
New York, USA
(+1) 212 438 2297
soogyung.jordan@spdji.com

David Blitzer
Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee
New York, USA
(+1) 212 438 3907
david.blitzer@spglobal.com

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