Dallas, Texas (August 25, 2017) Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing® Asset Management, LP, announce today an upcoming interim rebalancing of The Cushing® Energy Supply Chain Index (the “Index”). Per the Index’s methodology guide, the removal of an Index constituent from a Sub-Index without a named direct replacement necessitates the rebalancing of the Index. On August 24, 2017, S&P Dow Jones Indices announced that Index constituent E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) will be removed from the S&P 500 Index (“SPX”) and, by extension, the S&P 500 Materials Index (“S5MATR”), a Sub-Index of the Index, after the markets close on July 31, 2017. The replacement named for DD will not be a member of S5MATR. After the markets close on July 31, 2017, the constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the changes in the table below will become effective on September 1, 2017.
It is further anticipated that Index constituent The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), which is expected to acquire DD on July 31, 2017, will change its name to DowDuPont Inc. and trade under the ticker “DWDP”. DWDP will remain a member of both SPX and S5MATR and will remain a constituent of the Index at the same weight held by DOW immediately prior to the name change.
Cushing® Energy Supply Chain Index constituents, effective September 1, 2017:
|Company Name||Ticker||Index Weight||Status|
|Helmerich & Payne, Inc.||HP||3.81%||Existing|
|CF Industries Holdings, Inc.||CF||3.66%||Existing|
|LyondellBasell Industries N.V.||LYB||3.56%||Existing|
|Occidental Petroleum Corporation||OXY||3.13%||Existing|
|International Paper Company||IP||3.04%||Existing|
|The Mosaic Company||MOS||2.63%||Existing|
|The Dow Chemical Company||DOW||2.53%||Existing|
|Valero Energy Corporation||VLO||2.50%||Existing|
|The Williams Companies, Inc.||WMB||2.45%||Existing|
|Exxon Mobil Corporation||XOM||2.43%||Existing|
|Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.||APD||2.32%||Existing|
|Eastman Chemical Company||EMN||2.13%||Existing|
|Packaging Corporation of America||PKG||2.02%||NEW|
|Alliance Holdings GP, L.P.||AHGP||2.31%||Existing|
|Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.||ARLP||2.03%||Existing|
|Andeavor Logistics LP||ANDX||2.00%||Existing|
|Buckeye Partners, L.P.||BPL||1.85%||Existing|
|DCP Midstream, LP||DCP||1.96%||Existing|
|EnLink Midstream Partners, LP||ENLK||1.90%||Existing|
|Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.||ETE||1.98%||Existing|
|Genesis Energy, L.P.||GEL||1.80%||Existing|
|Spectra Energy Partners, LP||SEP||2.14%||Existing|
|Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP||TEP||1.91%||Existing|
|Western Refining Logistics, LP||WNRL||2.03%||Existing|
|Schlumberger N.V. (Schlumberger Limited)||SLB||1.91%||Existing|
|Marathon Petroleum Corporation||MPC||1.88%||Existing|
|International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.||IFF||1.81%||Existing|
|Avery Dennison Corporation||AVY||1.71%||Existing|
|Kinder Morgan, Inc.||KMI||1.58%||Existing|
|PPG Industries, Inc.||PPG||1.53%||Existing|
|Sealed Air Corporation||SEE||1.26%||Existing|
|Baker Hughes, A GE Company||BHGE||1.25%||Existing|
|Marathon Oil Corporation||MRO||1.10%||Existing|
|Noble Energy, Inc.||NBL||1.02%||NEW|
Constituent removed, effective September 1, 2017:
|E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company||DD|
ABOUT THE CUSHING® ENERGY SUPPLY CHAIN INDEX
The Cushing® Energy Supply Chain Index tracks the performance of widely held companies engaged in exploration and production, refining and marketing, or storage and transportation of oil, natural gas, coal and consumable fuels; oil and natural gas equipment and services companies; and companies that extract and/or manufacture materials. Constituents of the Index are weighted based on current yield. The Index price level is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker “CSCI”.
ABOUT SWANK CAPITAL AND CUSHING® ASSET MANAGEMENT
Cushing® Asset Management, LP (“Cushing”), a subsidiary of Swank Capital, LLC, is an SEC-registered investment adviser headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Cushing serves as investment adviser to affiliated funds and managed accounts which invest primarily in securities of MLPs and other natural resource companies.
Cushing is also dedicated to serving the needs of MLP and energy income investors by sponsoring a variety of industry benchmarks, including The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPX), The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CMCI), The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPY), The Cushing® Energy Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CENI), The Cushing® Utility Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CUTI) and The Cushing® Transportation Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CTRI). For more information, please visit https://www.cushingasset.com/indices.
Source: Cushing® Asset Management, LP and Swank Capital, LLC
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