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Annual Changes to the PHLX Semiconductor Sector Index
Friday, September 13, 2013
Annual Changes to the PHLX Semiconductor Sector Index17:05 EDT Friday, September 13, 2013
NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ), today announced today the results of the annual re-ranking of the PHLX Semiconductor Sector Index (Nasdaq:SOX), which will become effective prior to market open on Monday, September 23, 2013.
The following ten securities will be added to the Index: Analog Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADI), ASML Holding N.V. (Nasdaq:ASML), Atmel Corporation (Nasdaq:ATML), Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE:FSL), LSI Corporation (Nasdaq:LSI), Microchip Technology Incorporated (Nasdaq:MCHP), Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:MXIM), ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq:ONNN), QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq:QCOM) and Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:SWKS).
The PHLX Semiconductor Sector Index is designed to track the performance of a set of companies engaged in the design, distribution, manufacture, and sale of semiconductors. The Index is evaluated annually in September. For more information about the PHLX Semiconductor Sector Index, including detailed eligibility criteria, visit https://indexes.nasdaqomx.com.
As a result of the re-ranking, the following ten securities will be removed from the index: Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Nasdaq:CRUS), Hittite Microwave Corporation (Nasdaq:HITT), InterDigital, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDCC), MKS Instruments, Inc. (Nasdaq:MKSI), Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (Nasdaq:MLNX), Power Integrations, Inc. (Nasdaq:POWI), Rubicon Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:RBCN), STMicroelectronics N.V. (NYSE:STM), SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) and Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq:VECO).
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