KKR Stock Pops 10% on June 21 Inclusion in the S&P 500


  • KRR (KKR) stock is up on Monday alongside news of it being added to the S&P 500.
  • That will take place after the index rebalance on June 21.
  • This has KKR shares seeing heavy trading this morning.
KKR Stock - KKR Stock Pops 10% on June 21 Inclusion in the S&P 500

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KKR (NYSE:KKR) stock is up on Monday as investors prepare for the company to be added to the S&P 500 later this month.

The S&P 500 is set to undergo its quarterly rebalance on June 21. When that happens, several stocks will be replaced on the index by new stocks. This will see them join the index before markets open on June 24.

KKR won’t be alone when it joins the S&P. It will do so alongside GoDaddy (NYSE:GDDY) and CrowdStrike (NASDAQ:CRWD) shares. This will see them replace Robert Half (NYSE:RHI), Comerica (NYSE:CMA) and Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN) on the index.

How This Affects KKR Stock

Being added to the S&P 500 is a positive catalyst for KKR stock. This has the shares gaining today with heavy trading. As of this writing, more than 9.6 million shares have changed hands. That’s well above its daily average trading volume of 3.4 million shares.

Investors will note that it’s possible this news could bring further gains to KKR stock. Traders might see the company’s shares undergo another rally when the stock is added to the S&P later this month.

KKR stock is up 10.4% as of Monday morning. The stock is also up 33.1% since the start of the year.

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