Changes Follow Regular Periodic Review
Become Effective After Close of Trading on June 15, 2012
NEW YORK (June 7, 2012) ― Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced the results of the regular quarterly review of the Dow Jones Internet Composite Index and its two subindexes, the Dow Jones Internet Commerce Index and Dow Jones Internet Services Index.
Blue Nile, Inc. will be removed from the Dow Jones Internet Composite Index and subindex Dow Jones Internet Commerce Index and replaced by TripAdvisor, Inc.
InterNAP Network Services Corp., NIC, Inc. and RealNetworks, Inc. will be removed from the Dow Jones Internet Composite Index and subindex Dow Jones Internet Services Index and replaced by Equinix, Inc., LinkedIn Corp. Cl A and Rackspace Hosting, Inc.
The float-adjusted market capitalization of the reconstituted Dow Jones Internet Composite Index increased to US$437.92 billion from US$416.92 billion, as of June 6, 2012.
The changes will be effective after the close of trading on Friday, June 15, 2012.
The Dow Jones Internet Composite Index is a blue-chip measure of Internet-related companies. It is made up of 40 stocks: 15 from the Internet commerce sector and 25 from the Internet services sector. Only those companies that generate the majority of their revenues from the Internet are eligible for inclusion, and stocks are selected to the index based on float-adjusted market capitalization and liquidity. The index is reviewed on a quarterly basis and available in both price and total return versions.