NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in graphics processors and multimedia devices, today announced it has been added to the Nasdaq-100 Index, effective with the market open on Thursday, May 31, 2001. Shares of NVIDIA will also be included in the Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking StockSM.
"We are very pleased to receive this recognition and to be associated with some of the most important high technology companies in the world represented in the Nasdaq-100," said Jen-Hsun Huang, president and CEO of NVIDIA. "Becoming part of the Nasdaq-100 reflects the strength and the future growth opportunities of our business."
Launched in January 1985, the Nasdaq-100 Index represents the largest and most active non-financial domestic and international issues listed on The Nasdaq Stock Market? based on market capitalization. The Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock was launched in March 1999 and represents ownership in the Nasdaq-100 Trust. The Trust holds a portfolio of equity securities that compose the Nasdaq-100 Index and aims to provide investment results that generally correspond with the Nasdaq-100 Index performance.
You can find more information at the NVIDIA Web site.