New York, NY, Wednesday, December 11, 2019 — The S-Network Sector Low Volatility IndexSM (TICKER: SLOWX) will add 13 constituents and drop 13 constituents in its quarterly reconstitution, effective 6:00 PM (ET) Sunday, December 22, 2019, maintaining the number of index components at 50.
The additions to SLOWX are: Starbucks Corp (TICKER: SBUX US), Sysco Corp (TICKER: SYY US), Colgate-Palmolive Co (TICKER: CL US), American Financial Group (TICKER: AFG US), Berkshire Hathaway B (TICKER: BRK/B US), Intercontinental Exchange Inc (TICKER: ICE US), Aflac Inc (TICKER: AFL US), Quest Diagnostics (TICKER: DGX US), Lockheed Martin (TICKER: LMT US), Ppg Industries Inc (TICKER: PPG US), Dte Energy Co (TICKER: DTE US), American Electric Power (TICKER: AEP US), Southern Co (TICKER: SO US).
The deletions from SLOWX are: Expedia Group Inc (TICKER: EXPE US), Hershey Foods Corp (TICKER: HSY US), Coca-Cola Co (TICKER: KO US), Gallagher Arthur J. & Co (TICKER: AJG US), Chubb Limited (TICKER: CB US), Wr Berkley Corp (TICKER: WRB US), Travelers Cos Inc (TICKER: TRV US), Steris Plc (TICKER: STE US), Thomson Reuters Corp (TICKER: TRI US), Ball Corp (TICKER: BLL US), Evergy Inc (TICKER: EVRG US), Nextera Energy Inc (TICKER: NEE US), Wec Energy Group Inc (TICKER: WEC US).
A complete list of constituents and weights will be posted to the index website (sectorlowvolindex.com) as of the effective date.
SLOWX is a portfolio of large-cap stocks listed on US exchanges that have been screened for low daily price volatility. SLOWX comprises 50 stocks, which are all constituents of the S-Network US Equity Large-Cap 500 Index (SN500). The index selects the five stocks in each of 10 GICS sectors (excluding Real Estate) with the lowest daily volatility over the previous twelve months.
Information about the index, including rules, historical return data, index fact sheets and presentations can be found at sectorlowvolindex.com.
S-Network Sector Low Volatility Index (TICKER: SLOWX)
S-Network Sector Low Volatility Total Return Index (TICKER: SLOWXTR)