LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of research-based indexes and
analytics, announced the results of the February 2019 Quarterly Index
Review for the MSCI Equity Indexes – including the MSCI Global Standard,
MSCI Global Small Cap and MSCI Micro Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Value
and Growth Indexes, the MSCI Frontier Markets, and MSCI Frontier Markets
Small Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Islamic and MSCI Global Islamic Small
Cap Indexes, the MSCI Pan-Euro and MSCI Euro Indexes, the MSCI US Equity
Indexes, the MSCI US REIT Index, the MSCI China A Indexes and the MSCI
China All Shares Indexes. All changes will be implemented as of the
close of February 28, 2019. These changes have been posted on the Index
Review web page on MSCI’s web site at https://www.msci.com/index-review.
MSCI Global Standard Indexes: Seventeen securities will be added
to and one security will be deleted from the MSCI ACWI Index. In the
MSCI World Index, the three largest additions measured by full company
market capitalization will be Adyen N.V. (Netherlands), KKR & Company
(USA) and Altice USA A (USA). The three largest additions to the MSCI
Emerging Markets Index measured by full company market capitalization
will be Foxconn Industrial Internet Company A (HK-C) (China), Meituan
Dianping B (China) and Xiaomi Corporation B (China).
MSCI Global Small Cap Indexes: There will be one addition to and
eight deletions from the MSCI ACWI Small Cap Index.
MSCI Global Investable Market Indexes: There will be 16 additions
to and seven deletions from the MSCI ACWI Investable Market Index (IMI).
MSCI Global All Cap Indexes: There will be three additions to and
two deletions from the MSCI World All Cap Index.
MSCI Frontier Markets Indexes: There will be two additions to and
no deletions from the MSCI Frontier Markets Index. The two additions to
the MSCI Frontier Markets Index will be Kazatomprom GDR (Kazakhstan) and
State Bank of Mauritius (Mauritius). There will be no additions to and
one deletion from the MSCI Frontier Markets Small Cap Index.
MSCI Global Islamic Indexes: Twenty-nine securities will be added
to and 13 securities will be deleted from the MSCI ACWI Islamic Index.
The three largest additions to the MSCI ACWI Islamic Index measured by
full company market capitalization will be Adobe (USA), EssilorLuxottica
(France) and Intuit (USA). There will be four additions to and one
deletion from the MSCI Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries ex Saudi
Arabia IMI Islamic Index.
MSCI US Equity Indexes: There will be no securities added to and
one security deleted from the MSCI US Large Cap 300 Index.
One security will be added to and one security will be deleted from the
MSCI US Mid Cap 450 Index. The addition to the MSCI US Mid Cap 450 Index
will be Conagra Brands.
One security will be added to and no securities will be deleted from the
MSCI US Small Cap 1750 Index. The addition to the MSCI US Small Cap 1750
Index will be Range Resources Corporation.
There will be no additions to and no deletions from the MSCI US Micro
For the MSCI US Investable Market Value Index, there will be no
additions or upward changes in Value Inclusion Factor (VIFs), and no
deletions or downward changes in VIFs. For the MSCI US Investable Market
Growth Index, there will be no additions or upward changes in Growth
Inclusion Factors (GIFs), and no deletions or downward changes in GIFs.
MSCI US REIT Index: There will be one addition to and no
deletions from the MSCI US REIT Index. The addition to the MSCI US REIT
Index will be Essential Properties Realty Trust.
MSCI China A Onshore Indexes: There will be four additions to and
no deletions from the MSCI China A Index. The three largest additions
measured by full company market capitalization to the MSCI China A Index
will be Aluminum Corp Of China A, SDIC Capital Company A and Caitong
Securities Company A. There will be no additions to and one deletion
from the MSCI China A Small Cap Index.
MSCI China All Shares Indexes: There will be nine additions to
and no deletions from the MSCI China All Shares Index. The three largest
additions measured by full company market capitalization to the MSCI
China All Shares Index will be Meituan Dianping B, Xiaomi Corporation B
and Pinduoduo ADR A. There will be no additions to and five deletions
from the MSCI China All Shares Small Cap Index.
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