NEW YORK, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P 500 constituents Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE:LLY), Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:APC), eBay Inc. (NASD:EBAY), Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) and Starbucks Corp. (NASD:SBUX) will replace S&P 500 constituents Entergy Corp. (NYSE:ETR), Xerox Corp. (NYSE:XRX), Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY), Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE:AA), Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) and Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE:S) respectively in the S&P 100 index after the close of trading on Friday, March 16. All companies being removed from the S&P 100 index will remain in the S&P 500 index. All companies being added to the S&P 100 index are more representative of the U.S. mega-cap equity space.
Eli Lilly is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN.
Anadarko Petroleum is headquartered in The Woodlands, TX.
eBay is headquartered in San Jose, CA.
Simon Property Group is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN.
Accenture is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
Starbucks is headquartered in Seattle, WA
Following is a summary of the changes:
S&P 100 INDEX – March 16, 2012
GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR
Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
Internet Software & Services
Simon Property Group
IT Consulting & Other Services
Wireless Telecommunication Services
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