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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 2000
On Assignment Inc., Calabasas, has been added to the Standard & Poor's Small Cap 600 Index, replacing Liposome Co., which has been acquired by Elan Corp. based in Ireland. On Assignment Inc. provides temporary staffing services to the scientific, health care and environmental industries.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 2000
On Assignment Inc., Calabasas, has been added to the Standard & Poor's Small Cap 600 Index, replacing Liposome Co., which has been acquired by Elan Corp. based in Ireland. On Assignment Inc. provides temporary staffing services to the scientific, health care and environmental industries.
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BUSINESS
November 8, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Rainbow Technologies Inc.'s stock rose $2.81, or 12%, to $25.69 Tuesday after Standard & Poor's announced that the Irvine maker of software-protection devices will replace Chiquita Brands International Inc. in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index. Chiquita's shares fell 44 cents, or 23%, to $1.50.
BUSINESS
April 21, 1998 | From Times Staff and Wire
Vanguard Group, the nation's leading marketer of "index" mutual funds, on Monday unveiled three funds that will mimic the performance of key small- and mid-cap stock indexes. The company said it opened funds to track the Standard & Poor's mid-cap 400 index, the S&P small-cap 600/Barra value index and the S&P small-cap 600/Barra growth index. Vanguard is perhaps best known for its Index 500 Trust, which tracks the blue-chip S&P 500 index.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1999
THQ Inc., Calabasas, said it has been added to Standard & Poor's S & P SmallCap 600 index. The market-value weighted index consists of 600 domestic stocks chosen for market size, liquidity and industry group representation. The company also announced the completion of a three-for-two stock split reported in October. Shareholders of record as of Nov. 15 received 50% stock dividends on Dec. 1. THQ Inc.
BUSINESS
December 13, 2000 | Dow Jones
Standard & Poor's said Tuesday that the new Fluor Corp. in Aliso Viejo will replace Massey Energy Co. on the S&P 500. The new Fluor is a spinoff from the old Fluor, which was renamed Massey. Fluor, which provides engineering, construction and other services, will trade under the ticker FLR. Massey, a Richmond, Va., coal company, will trade under the ticker MEE. After the spinoff next week, Massey Energy will replace American Freightways Corp. in the S&P SmallCap 600. FedEx Corp.
BUSINESS
December 30, 1999 | Reuters
Standard & Poor's Corp. said Wednesday that advertising agency Young & Rubicam Inc. (YNR) will replace General Instrument Corp. (GIC) in the blue-chip S&P 500 index after the close of trading Jan. 5. Motorola Inc. (MOT) is buying General Instrument in a deal expected to close on that date, pending shareholder approval. And F.Y.I. Inc. (FYII), a provider of document and information outsourcing, will replace TJ International Inc. (TJCO) in the S&P small-cap 600 index at the same time.
BUSINESS
October 25, 1994
Benton Oil and Gas Co., an Oxnard-based petroleum exploration and production firm, said it has been chosen for inclusion in the S&P SmallCap 600, a new stock index compiled by Standard & Poor's to follow the stock performance of 600 small-capitalization companies. Alex E.
BUSINESS
December 11, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Jones Apparel Group Inc., a maker of women's career clothing, is replacing Homestake Mining Co. in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index at the close of trading on Friday, S&P said. Homestake (HM) is being acquired by Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX), which is already in the S&P 500. The purchase, which still needs shareholder approval, is expected to close that day, S&P said. Timberland Co.'s Class A shares will replace Jones Apparel in the S&P MidCap 400 Index, and Netegrity (NETE) Inc.
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