WESTFORD, Mass., May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cynosure, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYNO), a leader in laser- and light-based treatments for minimally invasive and non-invasive aesthetic applications, today announced that its stock will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600® Index as of the close of trading today.
"We are pleased to have been selected as a member of the prestigious S&P SmallCap 600 Index, an achievement that is consistent with our focus on delivering long-term value for shareholders through industry leadership and consistent, profitable growth," said Michael Davin, Cynosure's president and chief executive officer. "Because a number of funds track the S&P Dow Jones Indices, inclusion in the S&P SmallCap 600 creates an additional opportunity to increase our visibility and broaden our investor base."
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About Cynosure, Inc. Cynosure develops and markets aesthetic treatment systems that are used by physicians and other practitioners to perform non-invasive and minimally invasive procedures to remove hair, treat vascular and pigmented lesions, remove multi-colored tattoos, rejuvenate the skin, liquefy and remove unwanted fat through laser lipolysis, reduce cellulite and treat onychomycosis. Cynosure's products include a broad range of laser and other light-based energy sources, including Alexandrite, pulse dye, Q-switched, Nd:YAG and diode lasers, as well as intense pulsed light. Cynosure was founded in 1991. For corporate or product information, visit Cynosure's website at www.cynosure.com.
Forward-Looking Statements Any statements in this press release about future expectations, plans and prospects for Cynosure, Inc., as well as other statements containing the words "believes," "anticipates," "plans," "expects," "will" and similar expressions, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including levels of demand for procedures performed with Cynosure products and for Cynosure products themselves, Cynosure's ability to maintain its profitability, competition in the aesthetic laser industry, general business and economic conditions, effects of acquisitions that Cynosure has made or may make, Cynosure's ability to develop and commercialize new products, Cynosure's reliance on sole source suppliers, the inability to accurately predict the timing or outcome of regulatory decisions, and economic, market, technological and other factors discussed in Cynosure's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, which is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this press release represent Cynosure's views as of the date of this press release. Cynosure anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause its views to change. However, although Cynosure may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, it specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing Cynosure's views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.
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