S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces the Results of MARCH 2013 Canadian Index Reviews TORONTO, March 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations announces the following index changes as a result of the Quarterly S&P/TSX Composite Index Review. These changes will be effective at the open on Monday, March 18, 2013: S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX ADDITIONS Live Composite GICS Sector Issue Name Symbol 60/Completion Index Element Financial EFN Completion Financials Corporation DELETIONS Live Composite GICS Sector Issue Name Symbol 60/Completion Index Colossus Minerals Inc. CSI Completion Materials Nordion Inc. NDN Completion Health Care Petrobank Energy & PBG Completion Energy Resources Ltd. Changes to the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also affect the S&P/TSX Capped Composite and Equal Weight Composite Indices. Stocks added to or removed from the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also be added to or removed from the appropriate Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) sector index. IMPORTANT NOTE: Following the GICS change announcement of February 4, 2013, the shares of Superior Plus Corp. (TSX:SPB) will be removed from the S&P/TSX Capped Industrials and the S&P/TSX Equal Weight Industrials Indices and added to the S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Index at the same time as the quarterly S&P/TSX Composite Index review. S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats and Equity Income Indices After the close of trading on February 28, 2013, Atlantic Power Corporation (TSX:ATP) announced a reduction in their indicated annual dividend from $CDN1.08 to $CDN0.40 per share. For purposes of managing the quarterly reweighting/rebalancing of these indices after the close of Friday, March 15, 2013, the indicated annual dividend for ATP will be $CDN0.40 and the price used to calculate the yield of ATP will be the 3-day VWAP for March 1 to 5, 2013. S&P/TSX GLOBAL GOLD INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW DELETIONS Issue Name Symbol Exchange San Gold Corporation SGR TSX S&P/TSX GLOBAL MINING INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW ADDITIONS Issue Name Symbol Exchange Platinum Group Metals Ltd. PTM TSX DELETIONS Issue Name Symbol Exchange Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. SBB TSX San Gold Corporation SGR TSX S&P/TSX GLOBAL BASE METALS INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW DELETIONS Issue Name Symbol Exchange Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. SBB TSX S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT GLOBAL GOLD INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW DELETIONS Issue Name Symbol Exchange Colossus Minerals Inc. CSI TSX Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. KGI TSX Rainy River Resources Ltd. RR TSX S&P/TSX COMPOSITE DIVIDEND INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW ADDITIONS Issue Name Symbol AuRico Gold Inc. AUQ Precision Drilling Corporation PD S&P/TSX EQUITY INCOME INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW ADDITIONS Issue Name Symbol AltaGas Ltd. ALA EnCana Corporation ECA National Bank of Canada NA Whitecap Resources Inc. WCP DELETIONS Issue Name Symbol Allied Properties REIT AP.UN Cineplex Inc. CGX Husky Energy Inc. HSE Keyera Corp. KEY S&P/TSX COMPOSITE HIGH BETA INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW ADDITIONS Issue Name Symbol Birchcliff Energy Ltd. BIR Cenovus Energy Inc. CVE Enerplus Corporation ERF HudBay Minerals Inc. HBM Osisko Mining Corporation OSK Penn West Petroleum Ltd. PWT Trican Well Service Ltd. TCW DELETIONS Issue Name Symbol Colossus Minerals Inc. CSI Detour Gold Corporation DGC Kinross Gold Corporation K NOVAGOLD Resources Inc. NG Petrobank Energy & Resources Ltd. PBG Rubicon Minerals Corporation RMX Uranium One Inc. UUU S&P/TSX COMPOSITE LOW VOLATILITY INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW ADDITIONS Issue Name Symbol Boardwalk REIT BEI.UN Canadian Tire Corporation Limited CTC.A Pembina Pipeline Corporation PPL Power Financial Corporation PWF DELETIONS Issue Name Symbol Dundee Corporation DC.A Loblaw Companies Limited L Primaris Retail REIT PMZ.UN TMX Group Limited X QUARTERLY S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT INDUSTRIALS INDEX REVIEW - MARCH 2013 DELETIONS Issue Name Symbol Superior Plus Corp. SPB Company additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company. 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. 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S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces the Results of MARCH 2013 Canadian Index Reviews
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