Constituent Change Announced for the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index

NEW YORK, JUNE 29, 2016: S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following change in the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index:

  • Effective after the close of trading on June 30, 2016, AGL Resources (Exchange: NYSE, Ticker: GAS) will be removed from the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index. Southern Co. (Exchange: NYSE, Ticker: SO) will acquire AGL Resources for $66.00 per share in cash.

The Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index represents the country’s top stocks by dividend yield, selected annually and subject to screening and buffering criteria.

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