KBW Announces Change to KBW Regional
Banking Index (KRX)
April 28, 2010 04:33 PM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., a full-service investment bank
that specializes in the financial services sector, and a wholly owned subsidiary of KBW, Inc. (NYSE: KBW), today
announces upcoming changes to the KBW Regional Banking Index (Index Symbol: KRXSM, ETF Symbol:
KRESM, KRSSM, KRUSM).
Effective prior to the opening of business on Monday, May 3, 2010, Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:
UMPQ), a member of the KRX, will undergo an increase in shares to account for its recent equity issuance.
The KBW family of indices that has tradable exchange traded funds are: KBW Bank Index (Index Symbol:
BKXSM, ETF Symbol KBESM); KBW Capital Markets Index (Index Symbol: KSXSM, ETF Symbol KCESM);
KBW Insurance Index (Index Symbol: KIXSM, ETF Symbol KIESM); KBW Mortgage Finance Index (Index
Symbol: MFXSM, ETF Symbol: KMESM), and KBW Regional Banking Index (Index Symbol: KRXSM, ETF
Symbol: KRESM, KRSSM, KRUSM).
KBW, Inc. is the parent of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Limited and KBW Asset
Management. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. is a full-service investment bank specializing in the financial services
industry. Founded in 1962, it is widely recognized as a leading authority in the banking, insurance, brokerage, asset
management, mortgage banking and specialty finance sectors. The firm has established industry-leading positions in
the areas of research, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, as well as sales and trading for financial services
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