FT. MYERS, Fla., June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, announced today it is set to join the Russell 3000 Index at the conclusion of the annual reconstitution of Russell indices on June 26, according to a preliminary list of additions posted June 12th.
Membership in the Russell 3000 Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the appropriate growth and value style indexes. FTSE Russell determines membership for its Russell indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes. Membership in the Russell 3000 means automatic inclusion in either the large-cap Russell 1000 Index or small-cap Russell 2000 Index. Based on the market capitalization cut-offs currently in effect, NeoGenomics believes that it will be included as part of the small-cap Russell 2000 Index.
Douglas VanOort, Chairman and CEO of NeoGenomics, commented, "We are pleased to be added to the Russell 3000 Index to raise NeoGenomics' visibility and public awareness within the investment community. As we continue to execute on our growth strategy, we believe our inclusion in this index will serve as a valuable tool to help broaden our shareholder base and further advance our cancer genetic testing services."
Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Approximately $5.7 trillion in assets are benchmarked to the Russell's U.S. indexes. Russell Indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider.
For more information on the Russell 3000 and the Russell indexes reconstitution, please visit the Reconstitution section of the Russell.com website at www.russell.com/indexes/americas/tools-resources/reconstitution/.
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About NeoGenomics, Inc.
NeoGenomics, Inc. is a high-complexity CLIA–certified clinical laboratory that specializes in cancer genetics diagnostic testing, the fastest growing segment of the laboratory industry. The company's testing services include cytogenetics, fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH), flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, anatomic pathology and molecular genetic testing. Headquartered in Fort Myers, FL, NeoGenomics has labs in Nashville, TN, Irvine, CA, Tampa, FL and Fort Myers, FL. NeoGenomics services the needs of pathologists, oncologists, other clinicians and hospitals throughout the United States. For additional information about NeoGenomics, visit http://www.neogenomics.com.
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Forward Looking Statements
Except for historical information, all of the statements, expectations and assumptions contained in the foregoing are forward-looking statements. These forward looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual future results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward looking statements, Actual results could differ materially from such statements expressed or implied herein. Factors that might cause such a difference include, among others, the company's ability to continue gaining new customers, offer new types of tests, and otherwise implement its business plan. As a result, this press release should be read in conjunction with the company's periodic filings with the SEC.
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