Royal Caribbean Cruises Set to Join the S&P 500; Bemis, Tyler Technologies to Join the S&P MidCap 400; Montpelier Re to Join the S&P SmallCap 600

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices effective after the close of trading on Thursday, December 4:

  • Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) will replace Bemis Company Inc. (NYSE:BMS) in the S&P 500, and Bemis will replace Concur Technologies Inc. (NASD:CNQR) in the S&P MidCap 400. SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) is acquiring Concur Technologies in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final approvals. Bemis has a market capitalization that is more representative of the mid cap market space.
  • S&P SmallCap 600 constituent Tyler Technologies Inc. (NYSE:TYL) will replace TIBCO Software Inc. (NASD:TIBX) in the S&P MidCap 400, and Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:MRH) will replace Tyler Technologies in the S&P SmallCap 600. TIBCO is being acquired by Vista Equity Partners in a deal expected to be completed soon, pending final approvals.

Royal Caribbean Cruises operates as a cruise company.  Headquartered in Miami, FL, the company will be added to the S&P 500 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Hotel, Resorts & Cruise Lines Sub-Industry index.

Bemis Company manufactures and sells packaging products and pressure sensitive materials. Headquartered in Neenah, WI, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 Paper Packaging Sub-Industry index.

Tyler Technologies provides integrated information management solutions and services. Headquartered in Plano, TX, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS Application Software Sub-Industry index.

Montpelier Re Holdings provides insurance and reinsurance solutions. Headquartered in Bermuda, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Reinsurance Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the changes:

S&P 500 INDEX – December 4, 2014


COMPANY

GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR

GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED

Royal Caribbean Cruises

Consumer Discretionary

Hotel, Resorts & Cruise Lines

DELETED

Bemis

Materials

Paper Packaging

 

S&P MIDCAP 400 INDEX – December 4, 2014


COMPANY

GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR

GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED

Bemis

Materials

Paper Packaging


Tyler Technologies

Information Technology

Application Software

DELETED

Concur Technologies

Information Technology

Application Software


TIBCO Software

Information Technology

Application Software

 

S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – December 4, 2014


COMPANY

GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR

GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED

Montpelier Re Holdings

Financials

Reinsurance

DELETED

Tyler Technologies

Information Technology

Application Software

 

Additions to and deletions from S&P  Dow Jones Indices do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the companies involved.

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David Blitzer
Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee
S&P Dow Jones Indices 
(+) 212 438 3907 
david.blitzer@spdji.com 

David R. Guarino
Communications
S&P Dow Jones Indices 
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