Index composed of the 100 largest non-financial stocks listed on Nasdaq
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that the company has been added to the NASDAQ-100 Index® by the Nasdaq Stock Market, effective with the market open on Monday, December 24, 2012. The NASDAQ-100 Index is composed of the 100 largest non-financial stocks listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market based on market capitalization.
“As we wrap up a tremendous year for Equinix, this is yet another positive indicator that the market understands the value that Platform Equinix delivers to our customers — scalability, global reach and thriving ecosystems that allow our customers to successfully grow their businesses in today’s rapidly changing digital economy. And, our shareholders are realizing the benefits of our strategic direction while enjoying the benefits of a higher return on their investment over the broader market, a trend that we hope to continue throughout 2013,” said Keith Taylor, CFO for Equinix. “We are honored to now be counted among many of the world’s most successful and dynamic companies on the NASDAQ-100 Index.”
Launched in January 1985, the NASDAQ-100 Index reflects companies across major industry groups including computer hardware and software, telecommunications, retail/wholesale trade and biotechnology.
Last month, Equinix ranked 271st on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. The ranking was the third consecutive year that Equinix has been included on the list.