New York (Vocus) September 11, 2008
The Ardour Global Alternative Energy Index℠ (TICKER: AGIGL) will add three new components, effective 6:00 PM (EST) Sunday, September 21, 2008. Six stocks will be deleted, changing the number of index components to 125. The changes result from the index’s quarterly rebalancing.
Additions to AGIGL are: Hydrogenics Corp. (TICKER: HYG CN); Intellon (TICKER: ITLN US); GT Solar International Inc (TICKER: SOLR US)
Deletions from AGIGL are: Active Power Inc. (TICKER: ACPW US); ITM Power PLC (TICKER: ITM LN); Nova Biosource Fuels Inc. (TICKER: NBF US); Powercom Co Ltd. (TICKER: 3043 TT); Steico AG (TICKER: ST5 GR); Methanex Corp. (TICKER: MX CN).
A complete list of constituents and weights will be posted on the AGI family of alternative energy indexes web site, (http://ardour.snetglobalindexes.com/about_the_indexes.php).
The Ardour Global Alternative Energy Index℠ is a capitalization-weighted, float-adjusted index of the most prominent alternative energy stocks in the world. To be included in the AGIGL index, companies must be pure-play and the stocks must pass multiple screens, including for capitalization, float, exchange listing, share price and turnover.
The Ardour Global Index℠ (Extra Liquid) (TICKER: AGIXL), which contains a fixed number of 30 stocks, had one addition against one deletion. Cosan Limited (TICKER: CZZ US) replaces Methanex Corp (TICKER: MX CN).
Detailed information, including constituent data, rules and price information, on the AGI family of alternative energy indexes is available at http://www.ardourglobalindexes.com. Data is also available through most vendors of financial data.
Index: Ardour Global Alternative Energy Index℠
Index: Ardour Global Index℠ (Extra Liquid)