S&P Dow Jones Indices is set to add Hilton Inc. to the S&P 500 index, replacing Yahoo! Inc.
Hilton will join the S&P 500 Global Industry Classification Standard Hotels, Resorts & Cruise Lines Sub-Industry index.
Meanwhile, Yahoo! is set to convert to a publicly traded, closed-end management investment company after selling its operational business to Verizon Communications Inc., making it ineligible to continue on the S&P 500 index. Yahoo!'s closed-end fund conversion will take place June 16, according to a release.
The change is effective before market open June 19.
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