Coherent & P.H. Glatfelter Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600 PR Newswire NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2012 NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Coherent Inc. (NASD: COHR) will replace Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc. (NASD: PEET), and P.H. Glatfelter Company (NYSE: GLT) will replace Lawson Products Inc.(NASD: LAWS) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Friday, October 26. Privately held Joh. A. Benckiser is acquiring Peet's Coffee & Tea in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final approvals. Lawson's low market capitalization is no longer representative of the small-cap market space. Coherent provides photonics-based solutions for a range of commercial and scientific research applications. Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Electronic Equipment & Instruments Sub-Industry index. P.H. Glatfelter Company manufactures and sells specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials. Headquartered in York, PA, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Paper Products Sub-Industry index. Following is a summary of the changes: S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – October 26, 2012 COMPANY GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY ADDED Coherent Information Technology Electronic Equipment & Instruments P.H. Glatfelter Materials Paper Products DELETED Peet's Coffee & Tea Consumer Discretionary Restaurants Lawson Products Industrials Trading Companies & Distributors Additions to and deletions from S&P Dow Jones Indices do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the companies involved. About S&P Dow Jones Indices S&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 Average^SM, 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 www.spdji.com. It 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"). For more information: Dave Guarino Communications S&P Dow Jones Indices firstname.lastname@example.org 212-438-1471 David Blitzer Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee S&P Dow Jones Indices david_blitzer@ spdji.com 212-438-3907 SOURCE S&P Dow Jones Indices Website: http://www.spdji.com
Coherent & P.H. Glatfelter Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600
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