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|Dice Holdings, Inc. Added to Russell 2000 Index|
NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DHX), a leading provider of specialized career websites for professional communities, today announced that it has been added to the Russell 2000 index effective September 28, 2007.
Scot Melland, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Dice Holdings stated, "We are delighted to be added to this highly visible index. Our addition to the Russell 2000 index will enhance our visibility among investors, provide an opportunity to broaden our shareholder base and, ultimately, contribute to our efforts to increase shareholder value."
Russell determines membership for its equity indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes. The Russell 2000 is constructed to provide a comprehensive and unbiased small-cap barometer and is completely reconstituted annually. Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies.
Dice Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized career websites for professional communities, including technology and engineering, capital markets and financial services, accounting and finance, and security clearance. Our mission is to help our customers source and hire the most qualified professionals in select and highly skilled occupations, and to help those professionals find the best job opportunities in their respective fields and further their careers. Over more than 16 years, we have built our company by providing our customers with quick and easy access to high-quality, unique professional communities and offering those communities access to highly relevant career opportunities and information. Today, we serve multiple markets in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.
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