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Dish Network Set to Join S&P 500

NEW YORK, March 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network Corp. (DISH) will replace Linear Technology Corp. (LLTC) in the S&P 500 effective prior to the open on Monday, March 13. S&P 500 constituent Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) is acquiring Linear Technology in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final closing conditions.

DISH Network provides pay-tv services. Headquartered in Englewood, CO, the company will be added to the S&P 500 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Cable & Satellite Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the change:

S&P 500 INDEX – March 13, 2017


COMPANY

GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR

GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED

DISH Network

Consumer Discretionary

Cable & Satellite

DELETED

Linear Technology

Information Technology

Semiconductors

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Soogyung Jordan
Global Head of Communications
New York, USA
(+1) 212 438 2297
soogyung.jordan@spdji.com

David Blitzer
Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee
New York, USA
(+1) 212 438 3907
david.blitzer@spglobal.com  

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