NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (Nasdaq:AEOS) of Warrendale, Pennsylvania, will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index(r) (Nasdaq:NDX) and the NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index (Nasdaq:NDXE) prior to market open on December 12, 2006. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. will replace Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT). American Eagle Outfitters, Inc will also be included in the NASDAQ-100 Index Tracking Stock(sm) (Nasdaq:QQQQ).
With a market capitalization of approximately $6.82 billion, American Eagle Outfitters retails men's and women's casual apparel, footwear, outerwear, and accessories. The Company's products include jeans, khakis, T-shirts, and other similar apparel.
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