• S-Network Global Indexes, Inc.
  • Posted December 10, 2015

Seven Additions/Seven Deletions in Thomson Reuters CRB Commodity Producers Index Quarterly Rebalancing

New York, NY, December 10, 2015 – The Thomson Reuters CRB Commodity Producers Index (TICKER: CRBQX) will add seven new constituents in its quarterly rebalancing, effective 6:00 PM (EDT) Sunday, December 20, 2015.  Seven constituents will be removed, maintaining the number of index components at 150.

The additions to and deletions from CRBQX are distributed among four CRB-EQ sub-indexes:

CRBAX (Agriculture) will add Green Plains Inc (TICKER: GPRE US) and remove Intrepid Potash Inc (TICKER: IPI US), maintaining the number of index components at 35.

CRBEX (Energy) will add Tesoro Corp (TICKER: TSO US), Concho Resources Inc (TICKER: CXO US), and Enbridge Inc (TICKER: ENB US), and remove Southwestern Energy Co (TICKER: SWN US), Chesapeake Energy Corp (TICKER: CHK US), and Novatek Oao-Spons Gdr Reg S (TICKER: NVTK LI), maintaining the number of index components at 50.

CRBIX (Industrial Metals) will add Fosun International Ltd (TICKER: 656 HK) and Boliden Ab (TICKER: BOL SS), and remove Kumba Iron Ore Ltd (TICKER: KIO SJ) and Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (TICKER: CLF US), maintaining the number of index components at 35.

CRBGX (Precious Metals) will add Evolution Mining Ltd (TICKER: EVN AU), and remove Lonmin Plc (TICKER: LMI LN), maintaining the number of index components at 30.

A complete list of constituents and weights will be posted on the Thomson Reuters CRB Commodity Producers Indexes family website (http://www.crbequityindexes.com/indexdata-form.php) as of the effective date.

The Thomson Reuters CRB Commodity Producers IndexSM Committee today announced the following rule change:Effective December 21, 2014, the Thomson Reuters CRB Commodity Producers Family of Indexes will move to an annual reconstitution.The indexes were previously reconstituted on a quarterly basis.

The Thomson Reuters CRB Commodity Producers Index (TICKER: CRBQX) is an equity index designed to serve as a benchmark for globally traded stocks that are principally engaged in the production and distribution of commodities. Detailed information is available at http://www.crbequityindexes.com/ and most vendors of financial data.