NEW YORK, March 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDXX), will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index® (Nasdaq:NDX), the NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index (Nasdaq:NDXE) and the NASDAQ-100 Ex Technology Index (Nasdaq:NDXX) prior to market open on Monday, March 20, 2017. IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. will replace SBA Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:SBAC) which is being removed as a result of their conversion to a REIT.
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is headquartered in Westbrook, Maine, and has a market capitalization of approximately $12.9 billion. For more information about the company, go to www.idexx.com.
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