American Assets Trust Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Assets Trust Inc. (AAT) will replace Sourcefire Inc. (FIRE) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Monday, October 7. S&P 100 & 500 constituent Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) is acquiring Sourcefire in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final approvals.

American Assets Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns, operates, acquires, and develops retail, office, multifamily, and mixed-use properties. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Diversified REITs Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the change:

S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – October 7, 2013


COMPANY

GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR

GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED

American Assets Trust

Financials

Diversified REITs

DELETED

Sourcefire

Information Technology

Systems Software

 

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