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NEW YORK-- Standard& Poor's said Monday specialty pet retailer PetSmart Inc. will join the benchmark S&P 500 index after the close of trade Thursday, replacing Sunoco Inc. which is being acquired by Energy Transfer Partners LP. Cabela's Inc., a specialty retailer of hunting and fishing gear, will move from the SmallCap 600 to the MidCap 400, replacing PetSmart.
*S&P says PetSmart Inc to replace Sunoco Inc in S&P 500. *S&P says change to be made after close of trading on October 4. *S&P says Sunoco being acquired by Energy Transfer Partners LP.
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