FARMINGDALE, N.Y., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), a surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products worldwide for spine surgery, cranial maxillo – facial surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced today that the Company was added to the Russell Microcap® Index effective at the close of the market on June 28, 2013, when Russell Investments reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes.
The Russell Microcap Index measures the performance of the microcap segment of the U.S. equity market. Microcap stocks consist of the smallest 1,000 securities in the small-cap Russell 2000® Index, plus the next 1,000 eligible securities, based on a ranking of all U.S. equities by market capitalization. Membership in the Russell Microcap Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the appropriate growth and value style indexes.
Michael A. McManus, Jr, president and chief executive officer of Misonix, commented, "We are pleased to be added to the Russell Microcap Index. In the course of the past 18 months we have generated substantial shareholder value and we hope that addition to the Index will provide enhanced visibility for Misonix and our ultrasonic surgical suite instruments."
Misonix, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets therapeutic ultrasonic medical devices. Misonix's therapeutic ultrasonic platform is the basis for several innovative medical technologies. Addressing a combined market estimated to be in excess of $3 billion annually; Misonix's proprietary ultrasonic medical devices are used for wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, neurosurgery, laparoscopic surgery, and other surgical and medical applications. Additional information is available on the Company's Web site at www.misonix.com.
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