Harris Corporation Added to S&P 500 Stock Index
MELBOURNE, FL/NEW YORK, NY, Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been added to the S&P 500 Index effective at the close of trading September 19, 2008.
“We are pleased to be added to the S&P 500 and the increased recognition and stature that it provides for our company among all of our stakeholders,” said Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and CEO. “Being added to the index acknowledges the company’s track record of sustained growth during the past five years, the strategies that helped create these positive results, and the dedication of the more than 16,500 Harris employees who helped make it happen.”
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has annual revenue of more than $5.3 billion and 16,500 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.
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