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Tractor Supply Set to Join the S&P 500; Align Technology to Join MidCap 400; Roadrunner Transportation and Boise Cascade to Join

 Tractor Supply Set to Join the S&P 500; Align Technology to Join MidCap 400;
     Roadrunner Transportation and Boise Cascade to Join S&P SmallCap 600

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /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
effective after the close of trading on Thursday, January 23:

  oS&P MidCap 400 constituent Tractor Supply Co. (NASD:TSCO) will replace
    Life Technologies Corp. (NASD:LIFE) in the S&P 500, S&P SmallCap 600
    constituent Align Technology Inc. (NASD:ALGN) will replace Tractor Supply
    in the S&P MidCap 400 and Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc.
    (NYSE:RRTS) will replace Align Technology in the S&P SmallCap 600. Life
    Technologies is being acquired by S&P 500 constituent Thermo Fisher
    Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) in a deal expected to be completed soon pending
    final approvals. Tractor Supply has a market capitalization that is more
    representative of the large cap market space. Align Technology is the top
    ranked company in the S&P SmallCap 600 as measured by market
    capitalization.
  oBoise Cascade Co. (NYSE:BCC) will replace ViroPharma Inc. (NASD:VPHM) in
    the S&P SmallCap 600. Shire plc is acquiring ViroPharma in a deal expected
    to be completed soon pending final approvals.

Tractor Supply operates retail farm and ranch stores. Headquartered in
Brentwood, TN, the company will be added to the S&P 500 GICS (Global Industry
Classification Standard) Specialty Stores Sub-Industry index.

Align Technology operates as a medical device company. Headquartered in San
Jose, CA, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS Health Care
Supplies Sub-Industry index.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems provides asset-light transportation and
logistics services. Headquartered in Cudahy, WI, the company will be added to
the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Trucking Sub-Industry index.

Boise Cascade manufactures wood products and distributes building materials.
Headquartered in Boise, ID, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600
GICS Forest Products Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the changes:

S&P 500 INDEX – January 23, 2014
        COMPANY           GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR   GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Tractor Supply    Consumer Discretionary Specialty Stores
DELETED Life Technologies Health Care            Life Science Tools & Services



S&P MIDCAP 400 INDEX – January 23, 2014
        COMPANY          GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR   GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Align Technology Health Care            Health Care Supplies
DELETED Tractor Supply   Consumer Discretionary Specialty Stores



S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – January 23, 2014
        COMPANY                      GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Roadrunner Transportation    Industrials          Trucking
        Systems
        Boise Cascade                Materials            Forest Products
DELETED Align Technology             Health Care          Health Care Supplies
        ViroPharma                   Health Care          Pharmaceuticals

Additions to and deletions from S&P Dow Jones Indices do not in any way
reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the companies involved.

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Communications
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