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S&P Indices Announces Change to U.S. Index

Monday, April 02, 2012

S&P Indices Announces Change to U.S. Index17:47 EDT Monday, April 02, 2012NEW YORK, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 3D Systems Corp. (NYSE:DDD) will replace Taleo Corp. (NASD:TLEO) in the S&P SmallCap 600 index after the close of trading on Thursday, April 5. S&P 100 & 500 constituent Oracle Corp. (NASD:ORCL) is acquiring Taleo in a deal expected to be completed on or about that date, pending final approvals.3D Systems designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services 3D printers and related products. Headquartered in Rock Hill, SC, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Computer Hardware Sub-Industry index.Following is a summary of the change:S&P SMALLCAP 600  INDEX  ? April 5, 2012COMPANYGICS ECONOMIC SECTORGICS SUB-INDUSTRYADDED3D SystemsInformation TechnologyComputer HardwareDELETEDTaleoInformation TechnologyApplication SoftwareAbout S&P IndicesS&P Indices, a leading brand of the McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), maintains a wide variety of investable and benchmark indices to meet an array of investor needs. Over $1.45 trillion is directly indexed to our indices, which includes the S&P 500, the world's most followed stock market index, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, the S&P Global BMI, an index with approximately 11,000 constituents, the S&P GSCI, the industry's most closely watched commodities index, and the S&P National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Index, the premier investable index for U.S. municipal bonds. For more information, please visit: is not possible to invest directly in an index. S&P Indices does not sponsor, endorse, sell, or promote any S&P index-based investment product. This document does not constitute an offer of services in jurisdictions where S&P Indices or its affiliates do not have the necessary licenses. S&P Indices receives compensation in connection with licensing its indices to third parties.For more information:Dave GuarinoCommunicationsS&P Indicesdave_guarino@standardandpoors.com212-438-1471David BlitzerManaging Director and Chairman of the Index CommitteeS&P Indicesdavid_blitzer@standardandpoors.com212-438-3908SOURCE S&P Indices