S&P Indices Announces Change to U.S. Index

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASD: MNTA) will replace HealthSpring, Inc. (NYSE: HS) in the S&P SmallCap 600 index after the close of trading on Tuesday, January 31. S&P 500 constituent Cigna Corp. (NYSE: CI) is acquiring HealthSpring in a deal expected to be completed on January 30, pending final approvals.

Momenta Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company specializing in the characterization and process engineering of complex molecules. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Biotechnology Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the change:

S&P SMALLCAP 600  INDEX  – January 31, 2012

 

COMPANY

GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR

GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED

Momenta Pharmaceuticals

Health Care

Biotechnology

DELETED

HealthSpring

Health Care

Managed Health Care

 

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For more information:
Dave Guarino
Communications
S&P Indices
dave_guarino@standardandpoors.com
212-438-1471

David Blitzer
Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee
S&P Indices
david_blitzer@standardandpoors.com
212-438-3908

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