Ten Additions/Nine Deletions in S-Network Sector Low Volatility Index Quarterly Reconstitution
New York, NY, September 10, 2015 – The S-Network Sector Low Volatility Index (Ticker: SLOWX) will add ten new constituents in its quarterly reconstitution, effective 6:00 PM (EST) Sunday, September 20, 2015. Nine stocks will be removed, changing the number of index components to 45.
The additions to SLOWX are: VF Corp (TICKER: VFC US); Coca-Cola Co (TICKER: KO US); Travelers Cos Inc (TICKER: TRV US); Berkshire Hathaway Inc (TICKER: BRK/B US); Johnson & Johnson (TICKER: JNJ US); Henry Schein Inc (TICKER: HSIC US); Lockheed Martin Corp (TICKER: LMT US); Avery Dennison Corp (TICKER: AVY US); Pinnacle West Capital Corp (TICKER: PNW US); and Dominion Resources Inc (TICKER: D US).
The deletions from SLOWX are: Baxter International Inc (TICKER: BAX US); Chubb Corp (TICKER: CB US); Cincinnati Financial Corp (TICKER: CINF US); CVS Health Corp (TICKER: CVS US); Duke Energy Corp (TICKER: DUK US); Illinois Tool Works Inc (TICKER: ITW US); Monsanto Co (TICKER: MON US); Patterson Cos Inc (TCIKER: PDCO US); and Pepco Holdings Inc (TICKER: POM US).
SLOWX is a portfolio of large capitalization stocks listed on US exchanges that have been screened for low daily price volatility. SLOWX comprises 45 stocks, which are all constituents of the S&P 500. The index selects the five stocks in each of nine GICS sectors (Telecom and IT are combined) with the lowest daily volatility over the previous twelve months.
Information about the index, including rules, historic return data, index fact sheets and presentations can be found at www.sectorlowvolindex.com.
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