NEW YORK, March 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today the results of the annual evaluation of the NASDAQ Internet Index (Nasdaq:QNET), which will become effective with the market open on Monday, March 21, 2011.
As a result of the evaluation, the following 15 securities will be added to the Index: Ancestry.com Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOM), Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHX), Keynote Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:KEYN), KIT digital, Inc. (Nasdaq:KITD), Liquidity Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:LQDT), MakeMyTrip Limited (Nasdaq:MMYT), Motricity, Inc. (Nasdaq:MOTR), Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW), QuinStreet, Inc. (Nasdaq:QNST), RightNow Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:RNOW), Saba Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:SABA), Support.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPRT), Travelzoo Inc. (Nasdaq:TZOO), Web.com Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW), and Zix Corporation (Nasdaq:ZIXI).
The Index is designed to track the performance of the largest and most liquid U.S.-listed companies engaged in internet-related businesses and that are listed in the U.S. The NASDAQ Internet Index is evaluated annually in March. For more information about the NASDAQ Internet Index, including detail eligibility criteria, visit https://indexes.nasdaqomx.com/.
As a result of the evaluation, the following three securities will be removed from the Index: drugstore.com, inc. (Nasdaq:DSCM), Internet Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ICGE), and Vitacost.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:VITC).
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The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with approximately 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; NASDAQ OMX Nordic, including First North, NASDAQ OMX Baltic and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. NASDAQ OMX Group technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX Group exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).
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