Lululemon is joining the S&P 500 due to Activision Blizzard being removed from the index. That removal is due to Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) completing its acquisition of the video game publisher to beef up its own game offerings.
With the acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft, shares of ATVI stock are no longer trading on the public market. That explains why ATVI is no longer being included in the S&P 500. The change to the index will take place on Wednesday.
What This Means for LULU Stock
Lululemon Athletica joining the S&P 500 is likely going to act as a positive catalyst for LULU stock. We’re already seeing some of that movement today as the stock climbs 8.7% higher alongside the news. Investors may see another bump in the stock price when the change goes into effect on Wednesday.
LULU stock is also seeing heavy trading today with some 3 million shares on the move. That’s already well above its daily average trading volume of about 1.3 million shares. There might be more heavy trading when Wednesday comes around.
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