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

Results of the Quarterly Review of the S&P/TSX Composite Index

TORONTO, March 11, 2016 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices after the close of trading on Friday, March 18, 2016:

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX

ADDITIONS

Issue Name

Symbol

Live Composite GICS Sector Index

Milestone Apartments REIT

MST.UN

Real Estate, REIT

Premium Brands Holdings Corp.

PBH

Consumer Staples

TransAlta Renewables Inc.

RNW

Utilities




DELETIONS

Issue Name

Symbol

Live Composite GICS Sector Index

Athabasca Oil Corporation

ATH

Energy

AutoCanada Inc.

ACQ

Consumer Discretionary

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

CF

Financials

Paramount Resources Ltd.

POU

Energy

Pengrowth Energy Corporation

PGF

Energy

Primero Mining Corp.

P

Materials

Trinidad Drilling Ltd.

TDG

Energy

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

Endeavour Mining Corporation

EDV

TSX

Klondex Mines Ltd.

KDX

TSX

S&P/TSX GLOBAL MINING INDEX

ADDITIONS



Issue Name

Symbol

Exchange

Endeavour Mining Corporation

EDV

TSX

Klondex Mines Ltd.

KDX

TSX

S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT GLOBAL GOLD INDEX

ADDITIONS



Issue Name

Symbol

Exchange

Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.

KGI

TSX




DELETIONS



Issue Name

Symbol

Exchange

Primero Mining Corp.

P

TSX

S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT GLOBAL BASE METALS INDEX

DELETIONS



Issue Name

Symbol

Exchange

Century Aluminum Company

CENX

NASDAQ

Hi-Crush Partners LP

HCLP

NYSE

Sherritt International Corporation

S

TSX

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE DIVIDEND INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Milestone Apartments REIT

MST.UN

Premium Brands Holdings Corp.

PBH

TransAlta Renewables Inc.

RNW



DELETIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

AutoCanada Inc.

ACQ

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

CF

Pengrowth Energy Corporation

PGF

Precision Drilling Corporation

PD

Trinidad Drilling Ltd.

TDG



S&P/TSX COMPOSITE HIGH DIVIDEND INDEX

ADDITIONS

Issue Name

Symbol

Canadian Western Bank

CWB

CI Financial Corp.

CIX

Enbridge Inc.

ENB

Intertape Polymer Group Inc.

ITP

Power Corporation of Canada

POW

Royal Bank of Canada

RY

TELUS Corp

T

TransAlta Renewables Inc.

RNW



DELETIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

ARC Resources Ltd.

ARX

Cdn. Energy Services & Technology Corp.

CEU

Dominion Diamond Corporation

DDC

Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.

MBT

North West Company Inc.

NWC

Precision Drilling Corporation

PD

TORC Oil & Gas Ltd.

TOG

TransAlta Corporation

TA

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE HIGH BETA INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Cameco Corp

CCO

Canfor Corp

CFP

Enbridge Inc

ENB

Inter Pipeline Ltd.

IPL

Interfor Corporation

IFP

Pembina Pipeline Corporation

PPL

TransAlta Corporation

TA

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.

VRX

Veresen Inc.

VSN



DELETIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Athabasca Oil Corporation

ATH

AutoCanada Inc

ACQ

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

CF

Paramount Resources Ltd

POU

Pengrowth Energy Corporation

PGF

Suncor Energy Inc

SU

Trinidad Drilling Ltd

TDG

Yamana Gold Inc

YRI

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE LOW VOLATILITY INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Canadian National Railways

CNR

Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.

MBT

Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

MFI

Milestone Apartments REIT

MST.UN

Premium Brands Holdings Corporation

PBH

Sun Life Financial Inc.

SLF



DELETIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Allied Properties REIT

AP.UN

Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust

BEI.UN

Brookfield Asset Management Inc.

BAM.A

Dream Office REIT

D.UN

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc.

INE

MacDonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd.

MDA

S&P/TSX HIGH INCOME ENERGY INDEX

DELETIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp.

CEU

Cenovus Energy Inc

CVE

EnCana Corp

ECA

Pengrowth Energy Corporation

PGF

Precision Drilling Corporation

PD

Trinidad Drilling Ltd

TDG

S&P/TSX 60 ESG INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Dollarama Inc.

DOL

S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT INDUSTRIALS INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

New Flyer Industries Inc.

NFI

S&P/TSX CAPPED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDEX

DELETIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

exactEarth Ltd.

XCT

S&P/TSX 60 CARBON EFFICIENT SELECT INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Dollarama Inc.

DOL

Kinross Gold Corporation

K

Magna International Inc.

MG



DELETIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Agrium Inc.

AGU

First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

FM

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.

VRX

S&P/TSX 60 FOSSIL FUEL FREE CARBON EFFICIENT SELECT INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Kinross Gold Corporation

K

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.

VRX

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