NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard & Poor's will make the following changes to the S&P SmallCap 600: * Hub Group Inc. (NASD: HUBG) will replace Priority Healthcare Corp. (NASD: PHCC) after the close of trading on Friday, October 14. Priority Healthcare is being acquired by S&P 500 constituent Express Scripts Inc. (NASD: ESRX) in a transaction expected to close on or about that date. * JoS. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. (NASD: JOSB) will replace Imagistics International Inc. (NYSE:IGI) after the close of trading on Monday, October 17. Imagistics is being acquired by Oce N.V. in a deal expected to close on or about that date. Standard & Poor's will monitor these transactions, and post any relevant updates on its website: Hub Group arranges for the movement of freight in containers and trailers over long distances throughout the US, Canada and Mexico. Headquartered in Downers Grove, IL, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Air Freight & Logistics Sub-Industry Index. JoS. A. Bank sells men's tailored and casual clothing and accessories through its retail stores, catalogue and website. Headquartered in Hampstead, MD, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Apparel Retail Sub- Industry Index. Following is a summary of the changes: S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX - October 14, 2005 COMPANY GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY ADDED Hub Group Industrials Air Freight & Logistics DELETED Priority Health Care Health Care Distributors Healthcare S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX - October 17, 2005 COMPANY GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR GICS SUB-INDUSTRY ADDED JoS. A. Bank Consumer Discretionary Apparel Retail DELETED Imagistics Int'l Industrials Office Services & Supplies Additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the companies concerned. About Standard & Poor's Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), is the world's foremost provider of independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. With approximately 6,300 employees located in 20 countries and markets, Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for more than 140 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions. For more information, visit Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global information services provider meeting worldwide needs in the financial services, education and business information markets through leading brands such as Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education and BusinessWeek. The Corporation has more than 300 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2004 were $5.3 billion. Additional information is available at DATASOURCE: Standard & Poor's CONTACT: David M. Blitzer, Ph.D. Managing Director & Chairman of the Index Committee (212) 438-3907 Web site: