Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Science Applications International Set to Join the S&P MidCap 400; Annie's, Barnes & Noble to Join S&P

Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Science Applications International Set to Join the S&P
         MidCap 400; Annie's, Barnes & Noble to Join S&P SmallCap 600

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the
following changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices:

  oS&P SmallCap 600 constituent Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASD:CBST) will
    replace Smithfield Foods Inc. (NYSE:SFD) in the S&P MidCap 400, and
    Annie's Inc. (NYSE:BNNY) will replace Cubist Pharmaceuticals in the S&P
    SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Thursday, September 26.
    Smithfield Foods is being acquired by Shuanghui International Holdings
    Ltd. In a deal expected to be completed on or about that date pending
    final approvals.
  oScience Applications International Corp. (NYSE:SAICwi) will replace Barnes
    & Noble (NYSE:BKS) in the S&P MidCap 400, and Barnes & Noble will replace
    Radisys Corp. (NASD:RSYS) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of
    trading on Friday, September 27. SAIC Inc. (NYSE:SAI), which is changing
    its name to Leidos Holdings Inc., is spinning off Science Applications to
    shareholders in a transaction expected to be effective after the close of
    trading on that date. The newly renamed Leidos Holdings will remain in the
    S&P MidCap 400. Barnes & Noble's market capitalization is now more
    representative of the small cap market space. Radisys is ranked #600 in
    the S&P SmallCap 600.

Cubist Pharmaceuticals focuses on the research, development, and
commercialization of pharmaceutical products. Headquartered in Lexington, MA,
the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS (Global Industry
Classification Standard) Biotechnology Sub-Industry index.

Annie's engages in the production, marketing, and distribution of natural and
organic food products. Headquartered in Berkeley, CA, the company will be
added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Packaged Foods & Meats Sub-Industry index.

Sciences Applications International provides technical, engineering and
enterprise information technology services. Headquartered in McLean, VA, the
company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS IT Consulting & Other
Services Sub-Industry index.

Barnes & Noble is a retailer of content, digital media and educational
products. Headquartered in New York, NY, the company will be added to the S&P
SmallCap 600 GICS Specialty Stores Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the changes:

S&P MIDCAP 400 INDEX – September 26, 2013
        COMPANY                GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Cubist Pharmaceuticals Health Care          Biotechnology
DELETED Smithfield Foods       Consumer Staples     Packaged Foods & Meats



S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – September 26, 2013
        COMPANY                GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Annie's                Consumer Staples     Packaged Foods & Meats
DELETED Cubist Pharmaceuticals Health Care          Biotechnology



S&P MIDCAP 400 INDEX – September 27, 2013
        COMPANY                     GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Science Applications        Information          IT Consulting & Other
        International               Technology           Services
DELETED Barnes & Noble              Consumer             Specialty Stores
                                    Discretionary



S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – September 27, 2013
        COMPANY        GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR   GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Barnes & Noble Consumer Discretionary Specialty Stores
DELETED Radisys        Information Technology Electronic Manufacturing
                                              Services

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