HP Enterprise joining S&P 500; BlackRock joining S&P 100

|By:, SA News Editor

HP Enterprise, which will trade under the symbol HPE starting on Monday, will replace Hudson City Bancorp (about to be acquired) in the S&P 500 after Friday's close. (press release - .pdf)

The HP Inc. PC/printing unit, which will trade under the current HPQ symbol, will keep the pre-breakup company's spot in the S&P 500, but not in the S&P 100, where BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) will take its place.

Meanwhile, MarketAxess (NASDAQ:MKTX) will replace City National (about to be acquired) in the S&P MidCap 400. Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) will take MarketAxess' spot in the S&P SmallCap 600.

Exterran Holdings' (NYSE:EXH) Exterran Corp. spinoff (symbol of EXTN) will replace Ion Geophysical (NYSE:IO) in the 600 following the Nov. 4 close. Exterran, which is changing its name to Archrock (symbol of AROC), will remain in the 600.

HPQ +1.1% after hours. BLK +0.5%.

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