|08:07 EDT||FII, NCIT, DELL, ESI, ABBV, ABT||AbbVie to join S&P 100, 500 in place of Dell, Federated Investors|
S&P Dow Jones Indices announced last night that it will make the following changes to the S&P 100, 500, MidCap 400 and SmallCap 600 indices after the close of trading on Monday, December 31: AbbVie (ABBV) will replace Dell (DELL) in the S&P 100, and Federated Investors (FII) in the S&P 500. Federated will replace ITT Educational Services (ESI) in the S&P MidCap 400, and ITT Educational Services will replace NCI Inc. (NCIT) in the S&P SmallCap 600. S&P 100 and 500 constituent Abbott (ABT) is spinning off AbbVie in a transaction expected to be completed after the close of trading on December 31. Abbott will remain in the S&P 100 and 500.