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S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces the Results of MARCH 2013 Canadian Index Reviews

Friday, March 08, 2013

S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces the Results of MARCH 2013 Canadian Index Reviews17:47 EST Friday, March 08, 2013TORONTO, March 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations announces the following index changes as a result of the Quarterly S&P/TSX Composite Index Review.  These changes will be effective at the open on Monday, March 18, 2013:S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEXADDITIONSIssue NameSymbol60/CompletionLive Composite GICS Sector IndexElement Financial CorporationEFNCompletionFinancialsDELETIONSIssue NameSymbol60/CompletionLive Composite GICS Sector IndexColossus Minerals Inc.CSICompletionMaterialsNordion Inc.NDNCompletionHealth CarePetrobank Energy & Resources Ltd.PBGCompletionEnergyChanges to the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also affect the S&P/TSX Capped Composite and Equal Weight Composite Indices.  Stocks added to or removed from the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also be added to or removed from the appropriate Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) sector index.IMPORTANT NOTE: Following the GICS change announcement of February 4, 2013, the shares of Superior Plus Corp. (TSX:SPB) will be removed from the S&P/TSX Capped Industrials and the S&P/TSX Equal Weight Industrials Indices and added to the S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Index at the same time as the quarterly S&P/TSX Composite Index review.S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats and Equity Income IndicesAfter the close of trading on February 28, 2013, Atlantic Power Corporation (TSX:ATP) announced a reduction in their indicated annual dividend from $CDN1.08 to $CDN0.40 per share. For purposes of managing the quarterly reweighting/rebalancing of these indices after the close of Friday, March 15, 2013, the indicated annual dividend for ATP will be $CDN0.40 and the price used to calculate the yield of ATP will be the 3-day VWAP for March 1 to 5, 2013.S&P/TSX GLOBAL GOLD INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEWDELETIONS  Issue NameSymbolExchangeSan Gold CorporationSGRTSXS&P/TSX GLOBAL MINING INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEWADDITIONS  Issue NameSymbolExchangePlatinum Group Metals Ltd.PTMTSX   DELETIONS  Issue NameSymbolExchangeSabina Gold & Silver Corp.SBBTSXSan Gold CorporationSGRTSXS&P/TSX GLOBAL BASE METALS INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEWDELETIONS  Issue NameSymbolExchangeSabina Gold & Silver Corp.SBBTSX  S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT GLOBAL GOLD INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEWDELETIONS  Issue NameSymbolExchangeColossus Minerals Inc.CSITSXKirkland Lake Gold Inc.KGITSXRainy River Resources Ltd.RRTSXS&P/TSX COMPOSITE DIVIDEND INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEWADDITIONSIssue NameSymbolAuRico Gold Inc.AUQPrecision Drilling CorporationPDS&P/TSX EQUITY INCOME INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEWADDITIONSIssue NameSymbolAltaGas Ltd.ALAEnCana CorporationECANational Bank of CanadaNAWhitecap Resources Inc.WCP    DELETIONS Issue NameSymbolAllied Properties REITAP.UNCineplex Inc.CGXHusky Energy Inc.HSEKeyera Corp.KEYS&P/TSX COMPOSITE HIGH BETA INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEWADDITIONS Issue NameSymbolBirchcliff Energy Ltd.BIRCenovus Energy Inc.CVEEnerplus CorporationERFHudBay Minerals Inc.HBMOsisko Mining CorporationOSKPenn West Petroleum Ltd.PWTTrican Well Service Ltd.TCW  DELETIONS Issue NameSymbolColossus Minerals Inc.CSIDetour Gold CorporationDGCKinross Gold CorporationKNOVAGOLD Resources Inc.NGPetrobank Energy & Resources Ltd.PBGRubicon Minerals CorporationRMXUranium One Inc.UUUS&P/TSX COMPOSITE LOW VOLATILITY INDEX - MARCH 2013 -QUARTERLY REVIEWADDITIONS Issue NameSymbolBoardwalk REITBEI.UNCanadian Tire Corporation LimitedCTC.APembina Pipeline CorporationPPLPower Financial CorporationPWF  DELETIONS Issue NameSymbolDundee CorporationDC.ALoblaw Companies LimitedLPrimaris Retail REITPMZ.UNTMX Group LimitedXQUARTERLY S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT INDUSTRIALS INDEX REVIEW - MARCH 2013DELETIONS Issue NameSymbolSuperior Plus Corp.SPBCompany additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.About S&P Dow Jones IndicesS&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a subsidiary of The McGraw-Hill Companies is the world's largest, global resource for index-based concepts, data and research. Home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial AverageSM, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC has over 115 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions that fulfill the needs of institutional and retail investors. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other provider in the world. With over 830,000 indices covering a wide range of assets classes across the globe, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC defines the way investors measure and trade the markets. To learn more about our company, please visit is not possible to invest directly in an index. S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, Dow Jones, and their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, directors, officers, shareholders, employees and agents (collectively "S&P Dow Jones Indices") does not sponsor, endorse, sell, or promote any investment fund or other vehicle that is offered by third parties and that seeks to provide an investment return based on the returns of any S&P Dow Jones Indices index. This document does not constitute an offer of services in jurisdictions where S&P Dow Jones Indices or its affiliates do not have the necessary licenses. S&P Dow Jones Indices receives compensation in connection with licensing its indices to third parties.STANDARD & POOR'S and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC.  "Dow Jones" is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC ("Dow Jones"). SOURCE: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index OperationsFor further information: Tony North Director, Canadian Index Operations S&P Dow Jones Indices 416-507-3204 David Blitzer Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee S&P Dow Jones Indices 212-438-3907