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Washington Real Estate Investment Trust and Cardiovascular Systems Set to Join S&P SmallCap 600

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NEW YORK, March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P SmallCap 600:

  • Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE) will replace Investment Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:ITG) prior to the open of trading on Thursday, March 7. Virtu Financial Inc. (NASD: VIRT) completed its acquisition of Investment Technology Group today.

  • Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (NASD: CSII) will replace Nutrisystem Inc. (NASD: NTRI) prior to the open of trading on Monday, March 11. S&P SmallCap 600 constituent Tivity Health Inc. (NASD: TVTY) is acquiring Nutrisystem in a deal expected to close soon pending final conditions.

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) engages in the ownership and operation of income-producing real estate properties. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 (Global Industry Classification Standard) GICS Diversified REITs Sub-Industry index.

Cardiovascular Systems is a medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative solutions for treating vascular and coronary disease.  Headquartered in St. Paul, MN, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Health Care Equipment Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the changes:

S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – MARCH 7, 2019


COMPANY

GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR

GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED

Washington
REIT

Real Estate

Diversified REITs

DELETED

Investment
Technology
Group

Financials

Investment Banking &
Brokerage

 

S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – MARCH 11, 2019


COMPANY

GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR

GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED

Cardiovascular
Systems

Health Care

Health Care Equipment

DELETED

Nutrisystem

Consumer Discretionary

Internet & Direct
Marketing Retail

 

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