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S&P shakeup: Cubist moves up, B&N moves down, Annie's arrives

  • Cubist Pharma (CBST) will join the S&P MidCap 400. The drug developer will replace Smithfield Foods, which is being acquired by China's Shuanghui International.
  • SAI's Science Applications spinoff is also joining the MidCap 400, and will do so at the expense of Barnes & Noble (BKS), which is getting sent down to the S&P  SmallCap 600. B&N will displace RadiSys (RSYS) in the index.
  • SAI is being renamed Leidos Holdings, and will trade in the MidCap 400 under the symbol LDOS. Science Applications will trade under the symbol SAIC.
  • Organic macaroni maker Annie's (BNNY) is taking Cubist's spot in the SmallCap 600.
  • All changes take place after Thursday's close.
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  • Michael Bryant
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    Big day for (CBST).
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