NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ), parent of the world's first electronic stock market and a leading index provider, today announced the results of the annual reconstitution of the Dividend Achievers™ Indexes. To view the 2013 Dividend Achievers Reconstitution file and a downloadable file of each index's constituents, visit http://www.indxis.com/Reconstitutions.html .
NASDAQ OMX recently acquired the index business of Mergent, Inc., including Indxis – an expert provider of index calculation services to a wide spectrum of clients in the financial services industry. As a result of this acquisition, NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes now owns the Dividend Achievers Indexes, the leading index family that tracks companies with strong long-term dividend growth. NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes is now one of the largest providers of dividend-themed indexes based on benchmarked assets.
Below is a list of the Dividend Achievers Indexes with their respective reconstitution effective dates.
|Index Name||Index Symbol||Effective Date|
|US Broad Dividend Achievers||DAA||2/1/2013|
|Buyback Achievers Index||DRB||2/1/2013|
|Dividend Achievers Select Index||DVG||2/1/2013|
|Dividend Achievers 50 Index||DAY||2/1/2013|
|NASDAQ Dividend Achievers||DIVQ||2/1/2013|
|International Dividend Achievers||DAT||1/28/2013|
|Select Canadian Dividend Achievers||ISCDI||2/1/2013|
|Select Canadian Preferred Share Index||ISCPDI||1/15/2013|
|Broad Canadian Dividend Achievers||CAD||2/1/2013|
|UK Dividend Achievers Index||UKDA||2/1/2013|