S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

Q1/2014 S&P/TSX Index Review

TORONTO, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices effective after the close of Friday, March 21, 2014.

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX

ADDITIONS
Issue Name Symbol Live Composite GICS Sector Index
Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners LP BEP.UN Utilities
BRP Inc. DOO Consumer Discretionary
Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund CHE.UN Materials
International Forest Products Limited IFP.A Materials
Kelt Exploration Ltd. KEL Energy
Newalta Corporation NAL Industrials
     
ADDITIONS
Issue Name Symbol Live Composite GICS Sector Index
Atlantic Power Corporation ATP Utilities
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. TCM Materials, Div. Metals & Mining

Changes to the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also affect the S&P/TSX Capped Composite and Equal Weight Composite Indices.  Stocks added to or removed from the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also be added to or removed from the appropriate Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) sector index.

S&P/TSX GLOBAL GOLD INDEX

ADDITIONS    
Issue Name Symbol Exchange
Guyana Goldfields Inc. GUY TSX

S&P/TSX GLOBAL MINING INDEX

ADDITIONS    
Issue Name Symbol Exchange
Constellium Holdco BV CSTM NYSE
Guyana Goldfields Inc. GUY TSX
Westmoreland Coal Co. WLB NASDAQ

S&P/TSX GLOBAL BASE METALS AND EQUAL WEIGHT GLOBAL BASE METALS INDICES

ADDITIONS    
Issue Name Symbol Exchange
Constellium holdco BV CSTM NYSE

   

S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT GLOBAL GOLD INDEX

ADDITIONS    
Issue Name Symbol Exchange
OceanaGold Corporation OGC TSX
Primero Mining Corp. P TSX
     

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE DIVIDEND INDEX

ADDITIONS
Issue Name Symbol
Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners LP BEP.UN
Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund CHE.UN
Newalta Corporation NAL
   
DELETIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
Atlantic Power Corporation ATP
SEMAFO Inc. SMF

S&P/TSX EQUITY INCOME INDEX

ADDITIONS
Issue Name Symbol
Alaris Royalty Corp. AD
Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners LP BEP.UN
Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund CHE.UN
Fortis Inc. FTS
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. PRE
Rogers Communications Inc. RCI.B
   
DELETIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
Atlantic Power Corporation ATP
Centerra Gold Inc. CG
Husky Energy Inc. HSE
Pan American Silver Corp. PAA
Sherritt International Corporation S
Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation WTE

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE HIGH BETA INDEX

ADDITIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. AAV
International Forest Products Limited IFP.A
Lightstream Resources Ltd. LTS
MEG Energy Corp. MEG
   
DELETIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
Atlantic Power Corporation ATP
Norbord Inc. NBD
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. TCM
TransGlobe Energy Corporation TGL

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE LOW VOLATILITY INDEX

ADDITIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
AltaGas Ltd. ALA
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. BAM.A
Canadian Oil Sands Limited COS
Cogeco Cable Inc. CCA
Freehold Royalties Ltd. FRU
Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation WTE
   
DELETIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. INE
Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. MBT
Northern Property REIT NPR.UN
Pembina Pipeline Corporation PPL
Quebecor Inc. QBR.B
Vermilion Energy Inc. VET

S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT INDUSTRIALS INDEX

ADDITIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
Newalta Corporation NAL

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For further information:

Tony North
Director, Canadian Index Operations
S&P Dow Jones Indices
(+) 416 507 3204
tony.north@spdji.com

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