NEW YORK, March 15, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today the results of the annual evaluation of the NASDAQ Internet Index, which will become effective with the market open on Monday, March 22, 2010.
As a result of the evaluation, the following 13 securities will be added to the Index: AOL Inc. (NYSE:AOL), Art Technology Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ARTG), drugstore.com, inc. (Nasdaq:DSCM), Internet Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq:INET), Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:LLNW), LogMeIn, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOGM), LivePerson, Inc. (Nasdaq:LPSN), ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:MLNK), OpenTable, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPEN), Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW), RealNetworks, Inc. (Nasdaq:RNWK), Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq:TMRK), and Vitacost.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:VITC).
The Index is designed to track the performance of the largest and most liquid U.S.-listed companies engaged in internet-related businesses and that are listed in the U.S. The NASDAQ Internet Index is evaluated annually in March. For more information about the NASDAQ Internet Index, including detail eligibility criteria, visit https://indexes.nasdaqomx.com/.
As a result of the evaluation, the following 11 securities will be removed from the Index: Ariba, Inc. (Nasdaq:ARBA), AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASIA), DivX, Inc. (Nasdaq:DIVX), GigaMedia Limited (Nasdaq:GIGM), China Finance Online Co. Limited (Nasdaq:JRJC), Liquidity Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:LQDT), Marchex, Inc. (Nasdaq:MCHX), SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq:SKIL), SonicWALL, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNWL), S1 Corporation (Nasdaq:SONE), and Websense, Inc. (Nasdaq:WBSN).
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