NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Priceline.com Incorporated (Nasdaq:PCLN) of Norwalk, Connecticut 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 Thursday, October 29, 2009. Priceline.com Incorporated will replace Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:JNPR).
Priceline.com Incorporated is an online travel company that offers its customers a broad range of travel services, including hotel rooms, car rentals, airline tickets, vacation packages, cruises and destination services. Internationally, Priceline offers its customers hotel room reservations in 78 countries and 29 languages. In the United States, Priceline gives its customers the ability to purchase travel services in a traditional, price-disclosed manner or the opportunity to use its unique Name Your Own Price(R) service, which allows customers to make offers for travel services at discounted prices. The Company's common stock has a market capitalization of approximately $7.4 billion.
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