KBW Announces Changes to KRX and MFX by EON


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									KBW Announces Changes to KRX and MFX
December 29, 2010 04:33 PM Eastern 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 increases in shares of Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: CFFND) in the KBW Mortgage
Finance Index (MFXSM), and in Webster Financial Corp. (NYSE: WBS) in the KBW Regional Banking Index
(KRXSM). These changes will be effective before markets open for business on Monday, January 3, 2011.

The increase in the shares of Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: CFFND) is due to completion of a
secondary offering. Additionally, we are increasing the shares of Webster Financial Corp. (NYSE: WBS) due to
their recent equity issuance.

The KBW indices that have 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) KBW Regional Banking Index (Index Symbol: KRXSM, ETF Symbol: KRESM, KRSSM,
KRUSM), and KBW Financial Sector Dividend Yield Index (Index Symbol: KDXSM, ETF Symbol: KBWDSM);
KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Index (Index Symbol: KYXSM, ETF Symbol: KBWYSM); KBW Property and
Casualty Insurance Index (Index Symbol: KPXSM, ETF Symbol: KBWPSM); and KBW Global (Ex. U.S.)
Financial Sector Index (Index Symbol: KGXSM, ETF Symbol: KBWXSM).

About KBW

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, real estate 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 in equities
and debt securities of financial services companies.

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