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, Sept. 9, 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, September 16, 2016:

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX


ADDITIONS

Issue Name

Symbol

Live Composite GICS Sector Index


Altus Group Limited

AIF

Real Estate


Asanko Gold Inc.

AKG

Materials


Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.

IVN

Materials


Klondex Mines Ltd.

KDX

Materials


Morneau Shepell Inc.

MSI

Industrials


Sandstorm Gold Ltd.

SSL

Materials


Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc.

ZZZ

Consumer Discretionary


Spartan Energy Corp.

SPE

Energy


DELETIONS

Issue Name

Symbol

Live Composite GICS Sector Index


Avigilon Corp.

AVO

Information Technology


Concordia International Corp.

CXR

Health Care


 

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.


NOTE: Brookfield Business Partners LP (TSX:BBU.UN) will be added to the S&P/TSX Income Trust Index and the S&P/TSX Capped Industrials Index after the close of trading on Friday, September 16, 2016.
NOTE: Thomson Reuters Corporation (TSX:TRI) will be removed from the S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Discretionary Index and added to the S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index after the close of trading on Friday, September 16, 2016.

S&P/TSX GLOBAL GOLD INDEX

ADDITIONS



Issue Name

Symbol

Exchange

Argonaut Gold Inc.

AR

TSX

Continental Gold Inc.

CNL

TSX

Seabridge Gold Inc.

SA

NYSE

Teranga Gold Corp.

TGZ

TSX

 

S&P/TSX GLOBAL MINING INDEX

ADDITIONS



Issue Name

Symbol

Exchange

Argonaut Gold Inc.

AR

TSX

Continental Gold Inc.

CNL

TSX

Dundee Precious Metals Inc.

DPM

TSX

NexGen Energy Ltd.

NXE

TSX

Seabridge Gold Inc.

SA

NYSE

Silvercorp Metals Inc.

SVM

TSX

Stornoway Diamond Corporation

SWY

TSX

Teranga Gold Corp.

TGZ

TSX

 

S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT GLOBAL GOLD INDEX

ADDITIONS



Issue Name

Symbol

Exchange

Asanko Gold Inc.

AKG

TSX

Endeavour Mining Corporation

EDV

TSX

Guyana Goldfields Inc.

GUY

TSX

Klondex Mines Ltd.

KDX

TSX

McEwen Mining Inc.

MUX

NYSE

Premier Gold Mines Ltd.

PG

TSX

Sandstorm Gold Ltd.

SSL

TSX

Silver Standard Resources Inc.

SSO

TSX

Tahoe Resources Inc.

THO

TSX

 

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE DIVIDEND INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

Symbol


Altus Group Limited

AIF


Morneau Shepell Inc.

MSI


Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc.

ZZZ





DELETIONS



Issue Name

Symbol


Concordia International Corp.

CXR


 

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE HIGH DIVIDEND INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

Symbol


DH Corporation

DH


Dominion Diamond Corporation

DDC


Manulife Financial Corp.

MFC


Morneau Shepell Inc.

MSI





DELETIONS



Issue Name

Symbol


Bonavista Energy Corporation

BNP


Canadian Western Bank

CWB


Rogers Communications Inc.

RCI.B


Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation

WTE


 

S&P/TSX 60 ESG INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Emera Inc.

EMA

 

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE HIGH BETA INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Manulife Financial Corp.

MFC

Pason Systems Inc.

PSI

Spartan Energy Corp.

SPE

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

WFT



DELETIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Concordia International Corp.

CXR

ProMetic Life Sciences Inc.

PLI

Russel Metals Inc.

RUS

Suncor Energy Inc.

SU

 

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE LOW VOLATILITY INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

  Symbol

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.

AQN

Fortis Inc.

FTS

MacDonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd.

MDA

Morneau Shepell Inc.

MSI

Northview Apartment REIT

NVU.UN



DELETIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Agrium Inc.

AGU

IGM Financial Inc.

IGM

Industrial Alliance Insurance & Financial Serv. Inc.

IAG

National Bank of Canada

NA

North West Company Inc.

NWC

 

S&P/TSX HIGH INCOME ENERGY INDEX

DELETIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

Bonavista Energy Corporation

BNP

Enerplus Corporation

ERF

 

S&P/TSX RENEWABLE ENERGY & CLEAN TECHNOLOGY INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

Symbol


5N Plus Inc.

VNP


Electrovaya Inc.

EFL


Orbite Technologies Inc.

ORT


Polaris Infrastructure Inc.

PIF


SunOpta Inc.

SOY





DELETIONS



Issue Name

Symbol


Hydrogenics Corporation

HYG


Westport Fuel Systems Inc.

WPT


 

S&P/TSX CAPPED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDEX

DELETIONS


Issue Name

Symbol

UrtheCast Corp.

UR

 

S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT INDUSTRIALS INDEX

ADDITIONS


Issue Name

Symbol


Brookfield Business Partners LP

BBU.UN


Morneau Shepell Inc.

MSI


 

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SOURCE S&P Dow Jones Indices

For further information: Tony North, Director, Canadian Index Operations, S&P Dow Jones Indices, (+) 416 507 3204, tony.north@spglobal.com; David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee, S&P Dow Jones Indices, (+) 212 438 3907, david.blitzer@spglobal.com

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