NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thomson Reuters/Jefferies CRB In-The-Ground Global Commodity Equity Index (TICKER: CRBQX) will add two new components in its quarterly rebalancing, effective 6:00 PM (EDT) Sunday, September 18, 2011. Two stocks will be deleted from the index, maintaining the number of index components at 150.
The additions to CRBQX are: El Paso Corp (TICKER: EP US) and Kumba Iron Ore Ltd (TICKER: KIO SJ).
The deletions from CRBQX are: Noble Corp (TICKER: NE US) and Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd (TICKER: 5713 JP).
These changes affect two CRB-EQ sub-indexes:
CRBEX (Energy) deleted Noble Corp and added El Paso Corp.
CRBIX (Industrial Metals) deleted Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd and added Kumba Iron Ore Ltd.
The Thomson Reuters/Jefferies CRB Wildcatters Energy E&P Equity Index (TICKER: WCATI) will add one new component, effective 6:00 PM (EDT) Sunday, September 18, 2011. Six stocks will be deleted, changing the number of index components to 63.
The addition to WCATI is: C&J Energy Services Inc (TICKER: CJES US).
The deletions from WCATI are: Paramount Resources Ltd (TICKER: POU CN); Corridor Resources Inc (TICKER: CDH CN); Questerre Energy Corp (TICKER: QEC CN); Anderson Energy Ltd (TICKER: AXL CN); Delta Petroleum Corp (TICKER: DPTR US); and Toreador Resources Corp (TICKER: TRGL US).
A complete list of constituents and weights will be posted on the Thomson Reuters/Jefferies CRB Equity Indexes family website (http://www.crbequityindexes.com/indexdata-form.php) as of the effective date.
In addition to the quarterly index changes, total return index values for each of the TR CRB In-The-Ground Global Commodity Equity Indexes will be restated on the index web site and in the data files of the major data vendors. Although the values will change, they are not material to the overall total return performance of the index over the past ten years. Price return index values will remain unchanged.
The Thomson Reuters/Jefferies CRB In-The-Ground Global Commodity Equity Index (TICKER: CRBQX) is an equity index designed to serve as a benchmark for globally traded stocks that are principally engaged in the production and distribution of commodities. Detailed information is available at http://www.crbequityindexes.com/ and most vendors of financial data.
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