Electronics for Imaging & Banner Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600

      Electronics for Imaging & Banner Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Electronics For Imaging Inc. (NASD:
EFII) will replace Ceradyne Inc. (NASD: CRDN), and Banner Corp. (NASD: BANR)
will replace Novatel Wireless Inc.(NASD: NVTL) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after
the close of trading on Tuesday, November 27. S&P 100 & 500 constituent 3M Co.
(NYSE: MMM) is acquiring Ceradyne in a deal expected to be completed soon
pending final conditions. Novatel's low market capitalization is no longer
representative of the small-cap market space.

Electronics For Imaging provides color digital print controllers, digital
inkjet printers, and business process automation solutions. Headquartered in
Foster City, CA, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS
(Global Industry Classification Standard) Computer Storage & Peripherals
Sub-Industry index.

Banner provides commercial banking and financial products and services.
Headquartered in Walla Walla, WA, the company will be added to the S&P
SmallCap 600 GICS Regional Banks Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the changes:

S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – November 27, 2012
        COMPANY                GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR  GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Electronics For        Information           Computer Storage &
        Imaging                Technology            Peripherals
        Banner                 Financials            Regional Banks
DELETED Ceradyne               Industrials           Aerospace & Defense
        Novatel Wireless       Information           Computer Storage &
                               Technology            Peripherals



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