Copenhagen, June 4, 2012 - The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announced today the result of the semi-annual review of the OMX Copenhagen 20 Index (OMXC20), which will become effective with the market open on Monday June 18, 2012.
NASDAQ OMX reports the following changes in the OMXC20 Index portfolio:
Pandora A/S will enter and Sydbank will exit the portfolio.
The OMXC20 index is the leading Danish tradable index and consists of the 20 largest and most actively traded shares on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.
“The OMXC20 index has proven itself and outperformed other European blue-chip indexes year to date”, said Magdalena Hartman, Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group.
The composition of the OMXC20 index is revised twice a year in June and December. Index weights are based on free float adjusted market cap to ensure that only the part of the shares that is considered available for trading is included in the index.
The OMX Copenhagen 20 Index constituents effective June 18, 2012 are:
A.P. Møller - Mærsk A
A.P. Møller - Mærsk B
Nordea Bank AB
Carlsberg A/S B
Novo Nordisk B
Chr. Hansen Holding A/S
FLSmidth & Co.
GN Store Nord
Vestas Wind Systems
William Demant Holding
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