Jarden to Join S&P MidCap 400; Dice Holdings to Join S&P SmallCap 600
PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices:

  • Jarden Corp. (NYSE:JAH) will replace Lincare Holdings Inc. (NASD:LNCR) in the S&P MidCap 400 index after the close of trading on Tuesday, August 7. Linde AG is acquiring Lincare in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final conditions.
  • Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHX) will replace Standard Microsystems Corp. (NASD:SMSC) in the S&P SmallCap 600 index after the close of trading on Friday, August 3. Standard Microsystems is being acquired by S&P 500 constituent Microchip Technology Inc. (NASD:MCHP) in a deal expected to be completed on August 2.

Jarden manufactures, sources, and sells consumer products. Headquartered in Rye, NY, the company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Housewares & Specialties Sub-Industry index.

Dice Holdings is a provider of specialized career websites. Headquartered in New York, NY, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Internet Software & Services Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the changes:

S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX  – August 3, 2012






Dice Holdings

Information Technology

Internet Software & Services


Standard Microsystems

Information Technology



S&P MIDCAP 400 INDEX  – August 7, 2012







Consumer Discretionary

Housewares & Specialties


Lincare Holdings

Health Care

Health Care Services


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