NEW YORK,, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASD: GPOR) will replace American Physicians Capital Inc. (NASD: ACAP) in the S&P SmallCap 600 index after the close of trading on Wednesday, October 20. The Doctors Company is acquiring American Physicians Capital in a deal expected to close on or about that date, pending final approvals.
Standard & Poor's will monitor this transaction, and post any relevant updates on its website: www.standardandpoors.com.
Gulfport Energy engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Sub-Industry index.
Following is a summary of the change:
S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – October 20, 2010
GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR
Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
American Physicians Capital
Property & Casualty Insurance
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