Standard & Poor's Announces Change to U.S. Index

Jul 11, 2011, 18:27 ET from Standard & Poor's

NEW YORK, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Cable Corp. (NYSE: BGC) will replace SRA International Inc. (NYSE: SRX) in the S&P MidCap 400 index after the close of trading on Friday, July 15.  Providence Equity Partners LLC is acquiring SRA International in a deal expected to be completed on or about that date pending final approvals.

Standard & Poor's will monitor this transaction, and post any relevant updates on its website:

General Cable Corporation provides copper, aluminum, and fiber optic wire and cable products.  Headquartered in Highland Heights, KY, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Electrical Components & Equipment Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the change:

S&P MIDCAP 400 INDEX  – July 15, 2011





General Cable


Electrical Components & Equipment


SRA International

Information Technology

IT Consulting & Other Services

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