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Delta Air Lines Set to Join the S&P 500

Friday, September 06, 2013

Delta Air Lines Set to Join the S&P 500

17:34 EDT Friday, September 06, 2013

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will replace BMC Software (NASD: BMC) in the S&P 500 after the close of trading on Tuesday, September 10. Bain Capital, LLC is acquiring BMC Software in a deal expected to be completed on or about that date.                                            

Delta Air Lines Holdings is one of the largest passenger airlines in the world. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, the company will be added to the S&P 500 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Airlines Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the change:

S&P 500 INDEX ? September 10, 2013

COMPANY

GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR

GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED

Delta Air Lines

Industrials

Airlines

DELETED

BMC Software

Information Technology

System Software

 

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