News Corp. Set to Join S&P 500; Mallinckrodt, Apollo to Join S&P MidCap 400; Forest Oil, Tesco to Join S&P SmallCap 600

 News Corp. Set to Join S&P 500; Mallinckrodt, Apollo to Join S&P MidCap 400;
                  Forest Oil, Tesco to Join S&P SmallCap 600

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 20, 2013

NEW YORK, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the
following changes to the S&P 500, MidCap 400 and SmallCap 600 indices:

  oNews Corp. (NASD: NWSAV) will replace Apollo Group Inc. (NASD: APOL) in
    the S&P 500, Apollo Group will replace Forest Oil Corp. (NYSE: FST) in the
    S&P MidCap 400, and Forest Oil will replace Enzo Biochem Inc. (NYSE: ENZ)
    in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Friday, June 28. S&P
    100 & 500 constituent News Corp. (NASD: NWSA), which is changing its name
    to 21^st Century Fox, is spinning off News Corp. in a transaction
    expected to be completed on or about that date. The renamed 21^st Century
    Fox will remain in the S&P 100 & 500 indices. Apollo Group's and Forest
    Oil's market capitalizations are more representative of the mid cap and
    small cap market spaces respectively. Enzo Biochem is ranked #599 in the
    S&P SmallCap 600 and is no longer appropriate for that index.
  oMallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNKwi) will replace Tellabs Inc. (NASD: TLAB) in
    the S&P MidCap 400 after the close of trading on Friday, June 28. S&P 500
    constituent Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) is spinning off Mallinckrodt in a
    transaction expected to be completed on or about that date. The Covidien
    stub will remain in the S&P 500. Tellabs' market cap is below $750 million
    and is no longer representative of the mid cap market space.
  oTesco Corp. (NASD: TESO) will replace CH Energy Group Inc. (NYSE: CHG) in
    the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Wednesday, June 26.
    Fortis Inc. is acquiring CH Energy Group in a deal expected to be
    completed soon.

News Corp. businesses include newspapers, information services and integrated
marketing services, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital
education and sports programming and pay-tv distribution in Australia.
Headquartered in New York, NY, the company will be added to the S&P 500 GICS
(Global Industry Classification Standard) Publishing Sub-Industry index.

Apollo Group provides online and on-campus educational programs. Headquartered
in Phoenix, AZ, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS Education
Services Sub-Industry index.

Forest Oil engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and
production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. Headquartered in
Denver, CO, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Oil & Gas
Equipment & Services Sub-Industry index.

Mallinckrodt plc develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes
pharmaceutical products. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, the company will be
added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS Pharmaceuticals Sub-Industry index.

Tesco engages in the design, manufacture, and service delivery of technology
based solutions for the upstream energy industry. Headquartered in Houston,
TX, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Oil & Gas Equipment
& Services Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the changes:

S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – June 26, 2013
        COMPANY   GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Tesco     Energy               Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
DELETED CH Energy Utilities            Multi-Utilities



S&P 500 INDEX – June 28, 2013
        COMPANY      GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR   GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   News Corp.   Consumer Discretionary Publishing
DELETED Apollo Group Consumer Discretionary Education Services



S&P MIDCAP 400 INDEX – June 28, 2013
        COMPANY      GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR   GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Apollo Group Consumer Discretionary Education Services
        Mallinckrodt Health Care            Pharmaceuticals
DELETED Forest Oil   Energy                 Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
        Tellabs      Information Technology Communications Equipment



S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – June 28, 2013
        COMPANY      GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Forest Oil   Energy               Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
DELETED Enzo Biochem Health Care          Life Science Tools & Services



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