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Here Are The Financials That Might Move Into The S&P 500

The S&P 500 saw a change at the end of August, with real estate investment trusts splitting from financials, to become their own sector.  That reduced the weighting of financials as a whole, although it’s still the third-largest sector, with 12.8% of the index’s market cap, behind information technology (the biggest at 21.2%) and health care at 14.7%. Index changes aren’t very frequent, but Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ Melissa Roberts and Pell Bermingham take a look at what other changes might occur to the S&P financial sector via M&A, making room for new entrants.
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