Cimarex Energy to Join the S&P 500; Changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and the S&P SmallCap 600

Cimarex Energy to Join the S&P 500; Changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and the S&P
                                 SmallCap 600

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 12, 2014

NEW YORK, June 12, 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
after the close of trading on Friday, June 20:

  oAn S&P 500 constituent will switch places with an S&P MidCap 400
    constituent, and two S&P MidCap 400 constituents will switch places with
    two S&P SmallCap 600 constituents. These transfers will make each index
    more representative of its market capitalization range; the company moving
    to the S&P 500 has a market cap above $11.5 billion, the companies moving
    to the S&P MidCap 400 have market caps between $3.5 billion and $4.7
    billion, and the companies moving to the S&P SmallCap 600 have market caps
    below $1.5 billion. The transfers will be as follows:

    S&P MidCap 400 constituent Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC) will replace
    International Game Technology. (NYSE:IGT) in the S&P 500, and
    International Game Technology will replace Cimarex Energy in the S&P
    MidCap 400.

    S&P SmallCap 600 constituents Live Nation Entertainment Inc. (NYSE:LYV)
    and ARRIS Group Inc. (NASD:ARRS) will replace Masimo Corp. (NASD:MASI)
    and The Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO) in the S&P MidCap 400, and Masimo and
    The Brink's Company will replace Live Nation Entertainment and ARRIS Group
    in the S&P SmallCap 600.
  oChesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP) will replace Jos. A. Bank Clothiers
    Inc. (NASD:JOSB) in the S&P SmallCap 600. S&P SmallCap 600 constituent The
    Men's Wearhouse Inc. (NYSE:MW) is acquiring Jos. A. Bank Clothiers in a
    deal expected to be completed soon, pending final conditions.

Cimarex Energy operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and
production company. Headquartered in Denver, CO, the company will be added to
the S&P 500 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Oil & Gas
Exploration & Production Sub-Industry index.

International Game Technology designs, develops, manufactures, and markets
casino-style gaming equipment, systems technology, and game content for
land-based and online markets. Headquartered in Las Vegas, NV, the company
will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS Casinos & Gaming Sub-Industry index.

Live Nation Entertainment operates as a live entertainment company.
Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, the company will be added to the S&P
MidCap 400 GICS Movies & Entertainment Sub-Industry index.

ARRIS Group provides media entertainment and data communications solutions.
Headquartered in Suwanee, GA, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400
Communications Equipment Sub-Industry index.

Masimo develops, manufactures, and markets various noninvasive patient
monitoring products. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, the company will be added
to the S&P SmallCap 600 Health Care Equipment Sub-Industry index.

The Brink's Company provides secure transportation, cash management, and other
security-related services. Headquartered in Richmond, VA, the company will be
added to the S&P SmallCap 600 Security & Alarm Services Sub-Industry index.

Chesapeake Lodging Trust is an equity real estate investment trust (REIT)
focused on investments primarily in upper-upscale hotels. Headquartered in
Annapolis, MD, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 Hotel &
Resort REITs Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the changes:

S&P 500 INDEX – June 20, 2014
        COMPANY            GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Cimarex Energy     Energy               Oil & Gas Exploration &
                                                Production
DELETED International Game Consumer             Casinos & Gaming
        Technology         Discretionary



S&P MIDCAP 400 INDEX – June 20, 2014
        COMPANY             GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   International Game  Consumer             Casinos & Gaming
        Technology          Discretionary
        Live Nation         Consumer             Movies & Entertainment
        Entertainment       Discretionary
        ARRIS Group         Information          Communications Equipment
                            Technology
DELETED Cimarex Energy      Energy               Oil & Gas Exploration &
                                                 Production
        Masimo              Health Care          Health Care Equipment
        The Brink's Company Industrials          Security & Alarm Services



S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – June 20, 2014
        COMPANY                  GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR   GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Masimo                   Health Care            Health Care Equipment
        The Brink's Company      Industrials            Security & Alarm
                                                        Services
        Chesapeake Lodging Trust Financials             Hotel & Resort REITs
DELETED Live Nation              Consumer Discretionary Movies & Entertainment
        Entertainment
        ARRIS Group              Information Technology Communications
                                                        Equipment
        Jos. A. Bank Clothiers   Consumer Discretionary Apparel Retail

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