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Taser International Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600

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NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taser International Inc. (NASD:TASR) will replace Consolidated Graphics Inc. (NYSE:CGX) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Tuesday, February 4. S&P MidCap 400 constituent R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. (NASD:RRD) acquired Consolidated Graphics in a deal completed today.

Taser International engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of conducted electrical weapons. Headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Aerospace & Defense Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the change:

                       S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX - February 4, 2014
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                      COMPANY                  GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR  GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
                      -------                  --------------------  -----------------

         ADDED  Taser International                 Industrials     Aerospace & Defense
         -----  -------------------                 -----------     -------------------

        DELETED    Consolidated                     Industrials     Commercial Printing
                     Graphics
    ---              --------

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