SALT LAKE CITY, June 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LifeVantage Corporation (Nasdaq:LFVN), a company dedicated to helping people achieve healthy living through a combination of a compelling business opportunity and scientifically validated products, announced that its stock has been added to the Russell Global ® and Russell 2000 ® Indexes.
Douglas C. Robinson, LifeVantage President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are pleased with our inclusion in the Russell Indexes, which are among the most important indexes in the broader market. This will support our goal of enhancing long-term shareholder value and is expected to provide greater awareness and visibility of our company among institutional and retail investors."
The Russell Global ® Indexes represent the investable global equity market and its segments comprehensively. Consistent with the design of the family of U.S. Russell Indexes, it represents 98% of the global equity market. The Russell 2000 ® Index measures the performance of the small-cap segment of the U.S. equity universe. The Russell 2000 ® is a subset of the Russell 3000 ® Index representing approximately 10% of the total market capitalization of that index. It includes approximately 2000 of the smallest securities based on a combination of their market cap and current index membership. The Russell 2000 ® Index is constructed to provide a comprehensive and unbiased small-cap barometer and is completely reconstituted annually to ensure larger stocks do not distort the performance and characteristics of the true small-cap opportunity set.In addition, the Company has been added to the Russell Microcap ® Index, which measures the performance of the microcap segment of the U.S. equity market. About LifeVantage Corporation LifeVantage Corporation (Nasdaq:LFVN), is a science based nutraceutical company, a leader in Nrf2 science and the maker of Protandim®, the Nrf2 Synergizer® patented dietary supplement, TrueScience® Anti-Aging Cream and LifeVantage ® Canine Health,. LifeVantage is dedicated to visionary science that looks to transform wellness and anti-aging internally and externally with products that dramatically reduce oxidative stress at the cellular level. The Company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT. Forward Looking Statements This document contains forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words and expressions reflecting optimism, satisfaction or disappointment with current prospects, as well as words such as "believe," "hopes," "intends," "estimates," "expects," "projects," "plans," "anticipates," "look forward to" and variations thereof, identify forward-looking statements, but their absence does not mean that a statement is not forward-looking. Examples of forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements we make regarding our inclusion in the Russell Indexes and greater awareness of our company following our inclusion in the Russell Indexes. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance and the Company's actual results could differ materially from those contained in such statements. These forward-looking statements are based on the Company's current expectations and beliefs concerning future events affecting the Company and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause the Company's actual results or outcomes to be materially different from those anticipated and discussed herein. These risks and uncertainties include, among others, the Company's inability to successfully expand our operations in existing and other markets and thereafter manage our growth; the Company's ability to strengthen its business in Japan; the Company's reliance on third party suppliers and manufacturers; the Company's ability to retain independent distributors or to attract new independent distributors on an ongoing basis; the Company's ability to expand its product offerings; violations of law or our procedures by the Company's independent distributors; the potential for third-party and governmental actions involving the Company's network marketing efforts; the potential for product liability claims against the Company; the risk that government regulators and regulations could adversely affect the Company's business; future laws or regulations may hinder or prohibit the production or sale of the Company's existing product and any future products; unfavorable publicity could materially hurt the Company's business; the Company's ability to access raw materials for its Products as it grows; risks associated with foreign currency fluctuations; and the Company's ability to protect its intellectual property rights and the value of its product. These and other risk factors are discussed in greater detail in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q under the caption "Risk Factors," and in other documents filed by the Company from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company cautions investors not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements contained in this document. All forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to the Company on the date hereof, and the Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this document, except as required by law.
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