Barr Pharma to Join S&P 500

The company will replace Scientific-Atlanta.
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Barr Pharmaceuticals

(BRL)

will replace

Scientific-Atlanta

(SFA)

in the

S&P 500

index after the market close on Friday.

Scientific-Atlanta is being acquired by

Cisco Systems

(CSCO) - Get Report

in a deal expected to close around that date, according to a press release.

On that same date,

First Niagara Financial

(FNFG)

will replace Barr in the S&P MidCap 400 index.