Vertex, Ametek Set to Join the S&P 500; Advanced Micro Devices, SAIC to Join S&P MidCap 400; Capstead to Join S&P SmallCap 600

 Vertex, Ametek Set to Join the S&P 500; Advanced Micro Devices, SAIC to Join
              S&P MidCap 400; Capstead to Join S&P SmallCap 600

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2013

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the
following changes to the S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices:

  oTwo S&P 500 constituents will switch places with two S&P MidCap 400
    constituents effective after the close of trading on Friday, September 20.
    S&P MidCap 400 constituents Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASD:VRTX) and Ametek
    Inc. (NYSE:AME) will replace Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE:AMD) and
    SAIC Inc. (NYSE:SAI) in the S&P 500, and Advanced Micro Devices and SAIC
    will replace Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Ametek in the S&P MidCap 400.
    These transfers will make each index more representative of its market
    capitalization range. The companies moving to the S&P 500 both have market
    capitalizations above $10 billion. Advanced Micro Devices is ranked #500
    in the S&P 500 and has a market capitalization more representative of the
    midcap market space. SAIC will be splitting into 2 companies in a
    transaction expected to be completed before month end.
  oCapstead Mortgage Corp. (NYSE:CMO) will replace Rue 21 Inc. (NASD:RUE) in
    the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Thursday, September 19.
    Apax Partners is acquiring Rue 21 in a deal expected to be completed on or
    about that date pending final approvals.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals engages in discovering, developing, manufacturing, and
commercializing small molecule drugs. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, the
company will be added to the S&P 500 GICS (Global Industry Classification
Standard) Biotechnology Sub-Industry index.

Ametek manufactures and sells electronic instruments and electromechanical
devices. Headquartered in Berwyn, PA, the company will be added to the S&P
MidCap 400 GICS Electrical Components & Equipment Sub-Industry index.

Advanced Micro Devices operates as a semiconductor company. Headquartered in
Sunnyvale, CA, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS
Semiconductors Sub-Industry index.

SAIC provides scientific, engineering, systems integration, and technical
services and solutions. Headquartered in McLean, VA, the company will be added
to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS IT Consulting & Other Services Sub-Industry index.

Capstead Mortgage, a real estate investment trust (REIT), invests in a
portfolio of residential mortgage pass-through securities. Headquartered in
Dallas, TX, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Mortgage
REITs Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the changes:

S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – September 19, 2013
        COMPANY           GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR   GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Capstead Mortgage Finance                Mortgage REITs
DELETED Rue 21            Consumer Discretionary Apparel Retail



S&P 500 INDEX – September 20, 2013
        COMPANY                GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Vertex Pharmaceuticals Health Care          Biotechnology
        Ametek                 Industrials          Electrical Components &
                                                    Equipment
DELETED Advanced Micro Devices Information          Semiconductors
                               Technology
        SAIC                   Information          IT Consulting & Other
                               Technology           Services



S&P MIDCAP 400 INDEX – September 20, 2013
        COMPANY                GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Advanced Micro Devices Information          Semiconductors
                               Technology
        SAIC                   Information          IT Consulting & Other
                               Technology           Services
DELETED Vertex Pharmaceuticals Health Care          Biotechnology
        Ametek                 Industrials          Electrical Components &
                                                    Equipment

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reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the companies involved.

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