9.5.2003: Meldung: Stericycle Inc. Added to the S&P MidCap 400 Index
Thursday May 8, 6:05 pm ET
NEW YORK, May 8 -- Stericycle Inc. (Nasdaq: SRCL - News) will replace Wallace Computer Services Inc. (NYSE: WCS - News) in the S&P MidCap 400 Index after the close of trading on Thursday, May 15, 2003. S&P/TSX MidCap Index component Moore Corporation Ltd. (NYSE: MCL - News) is acquiring Wallace Computer Services in a transaction that is anticipated to close on or about that date. The transaction still needs the approval of Wallace Computer shareholders. Standard & Poor"s will monitor this transaction, and post any relevant updates on its website: www.standardandpoors.com.Stericycle Inc. is a regulated medical waste management company serving approximately 269,000 customers throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. The company, headquartered in Lake Forest, IL, will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Environmental Services sub-industry.
Following is a summary of the announced changes:
S&P MIDCAP 400 INDEX - May 15, 2003
COMPANY GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED Stericycle Inc. Industrials Environmental Services
DELETED Wallace Computer Industrials Office Services & Supplies
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