FTSE 100 – changes in 2011
The FTSE 100 index declined just over 5% in 2011, starting the year at 5899.94 and finishing at 5572.82.
However FTSE 100 performance is not just based on the 102 shares that made up the index on 01 Jan 2011. There was several changes of the FTSE100 membership in 2011:
- March 2011 Quarterly Review –
Hargreraves Lansdown , ITV , Wood Group (John) promoted to FTSE 100
African Barrick Gold , Alliance Trust , Bunzl demoted to FTSE 250
- May 2011
Glencore International (new issue/IPO)
Ivensys is demoted to FTSE 250
- June 2011 Annual Review –
Tate & Lyle is promoted to FTSE 100
TUI Travel is demoted to FTSE 250
- September 2011 Quarterly Review –
Ashmore Group , Bunzl promoted to FTSE 100
3i Group , Wood Group (John) demoted to FTSE 250
- October 2011
Autonomy Corporation removed when takeover by Hewlett-Packard is declared wholly unconditional
Meggitt is promoted from FTSE 250
- December 2011 Quarterly Review –
CRH , Evraz , Polymetal International join FTSE 100, FTSE 350 and FTSE All Share [CRH – ammendment of primary listing to London : Evraz – new UK holding company acquiring 100% of old Evraz : Polymetal International – new issue/IPO ]
Lonmin, Investec, Inmarsat demoted to FTSE 250
In summary, we have shares entering and leaving the FTSE 100 due to natural growth or decline, new listings of large companies displacing others, and one company (Autonomy Corporation) leaving due to a takeover.
The FTSE UK Index Reviews are available online http://www.ftse.com/Indices/UK_Indices/Index_Reviews.jsp along with the changes related to specific companies http://www.ftse.com/Indices/UK_Indices/Index_Changes.jsp.
You can identify FTSE 100 index changes from the lists of members/constituents at different times using Thomson One Banker , Datastream or Bloomberg – see previous post Historical Index constituents for details.