Press Releases — September 2, 2019

STOXX Changes Composition Of Blue-Chip Indices

ZUG (Sept. 2, 2019) – STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, today announced the results of the regular annual review of the STOXX Blue-Chip Indices, among them the STOXX Europe 50, EURO STOXX 50 and STOXX Nordic 30 indices, as well as the results of the second semi-annual review of the STOXX Eastern Europe 50 Index. All changes will be effective with the opening of European markets on Sep. 23, 2019.

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The following stocks will be added to and deleted from the Euro STOXX 50 Index:

AdditionsDeletions
DEUTSCHE BOERSE, Germany, DE0005810055, DB1Gn.DE, Financial ServicesUNIBAIL-RODAMCO-WESTFIELD, France, FR0013326246 , URW.AS, Real Estate

The following stocks will be added to and deleted from the STOXX Europe 50 Index:

AdditionsDeletions
IBERDROLA, Spain, ES0144580Y14, IBE.MC, UtilitiesTELEFONICA, Spain, ES0178430E18, TEF.MC, Telecommunications
ENEL, Italy, IT0003128367, ENEI.MI, UtilitiesGLENCORE PLC, United Kingdom, JE00B4T3BW64, GLEN.L, Basic Resources
RELX PLC, United Kingdom, GB00B2B0DG97, REL.L, MediaBCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA, Spain, ES0113211835, BBVA.MC, Banks

The following stocks will be added to and deleted from the STOXX Nordic 30 Index:

AdditionsDeletions
ORSTED, Denmark, DK0060094928, ORSTED.CO, UtilitiesA.P.MOLLER-MAERSK B, Denmark, DK0010244508, MAERSKb.CO, Industrial Goods & Services

The following stocks will be added to and deleted from the STOXX Eastern Europe 50 Index:

AdditionsDeletions
POLYUS, Russia, RU000A0JNAA8, PLZL.MM, Basic ResourcesMOSCOW EXCHANGE, RU000A0JR4A1, MOEX.MM, Financial Services

The STOXX Global 150, STOXX Global 200STOXX Americas 100STOXX All Europe 100STOXX Asia 100STOXX Pacific 50, STOXX BRIC 100STOXX Latin America 50STOXX Sub Balkan 30 and STOXX China A 50 indices are also part of this regular quarterly review. Additions to and deletions from these indices were published after the closing of markets on Sep. 2 at https://www.stoxx.com/periodic-review-reports.

Furthermore, the STOXX France 50, STOXX Italy 20, STOXX Spain 20, STOXX UK 50, STOXX USA 50, STOXX Canada 50, STOXX Hong Kong 50, STOXX Japan 50, STOXX Singapore 20 and STOXX Australia 50 indices are part of this regular quarterly review. The new composition of these indices can be found on the respective webpages at www.stoxx.com from Sep. 23, 2019.

Changes made to the blue-chip index series are being announced today after the conclusion of the regular annual review. The review is based on the blue-chip rules published on www.stoxx.com using the September 2019 blue-chip selection lists. The selection lists are based on the stocks in the corresponding benchmark indices and their free-float market capitalization as of Aug. 31, 2019. The component selection lists that are used for the 2019 annual STOXX Blue-Chip Index review are based on the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB).