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For Immediate Release:
SANTA CLARA, CA — NOVEMBER 29, 2001 — NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced Standard & Poor’s will include the Company in the S&P 500 Index after the close of trading on Thursday, November 29, 2001.
NVIDIA will be replacing Enron Corp. (NYSE: ENE) in the index. The index committee of Standard & Poor’s stated that NVIDIA will be added to the S&P 500 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Semiconductors sub-industry group and the Electronics (Semiconductors) industry group.
The S&P 500 Index consists of 500 stocks chosen for market size, liquidity, and industry group representation. It is a market-value weighted index (stock price times number of shares outstanding), with each stock's weight in the index proportionate to its market value. The "500" is one of the most widely used benchmarks of U.S. equity performance and is held broadly by U.S. and international index funds.
NVIDIA Corporation, located in Santa Clara, CA, is the global leader in advanced graphics and multimedia processing technology for the consumer and professional computing markets. Its 2D, 3D, video and multimedia capabilities make NVIDIA one of the premier semiconductor companies in the world. NVIDIA offers a wide range of products and services, delivering superior performance and crisp visual quality for PC-based applications such as manufacturing, science, e-business, entertainment and education. For more information about NVIDIA and its products, please visit www.nvidia.com.
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