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Acuity Brands Set to Join the S&P 500; ViaSat to Join S&P MidCap 400; Multi-Color and Opus Bank to Join S&P SmallCap 600

NEW YORK, April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices:

  • S&P MidCap 400 constituent Acuity Brands, Inc. AYI, -1.18% will replace The ADT Corp. ADT, +0.00% in the S&P 500, S&P SmallCap 600 constituent ViaSat Inc. (nasd:VSAT) will replace Acuity Brands in the S&P MidCap 400, and Multi-Color Corp. (nasd:LABL) will replace ViaSat in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Monday, May 2. Apollo Global Management, LLC is acquiring The ADT Corp in a deal expected to be completed on or about that date pending final approvals.
  • Opus Bank (nasd:OPB) will replace Newport Corp. (nasd:NEWP) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Friday, April 29. MKS Instruments, Inc. (nasd:MKSI) is acquiring Newport Corp in a deal to be completed on or about that date pending final approvals.

Acuity Brands designs, produces, and distributes various lighting solutions and services for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, the company will be added to the S&P 500 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Electrical Components & Equipment Sub-Industry index.

ViaSat provides satellite and wireless networking applications; and secure networking systems, products, and services. Headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS Communications Equipment Sub-Industry index.

Multi-Color provides various label solutions. Headquartered in Batavia, OH, the company will be added to the S&P...


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