AgEagle™ Aerial Systems Set to Join Russell 3000® Index
WICHITA, Kan., June 22, 2021 — AgEagle™ Aerial Systems Inc. (NYSE American: UAVS) (“AgEagle” or the “Company”), an industry leading drone solutions provider, today announced that it expects to join the broad market Russell 3000® Index at the conclusion of the 2021 Russell Indexes annual reconstitution, effective after the U.S. market close on June 25, 2021, according to the most recent preliminary list of additions posted June 18, 2021 by FTSE Russell.
Brandon Torres Declet, Chief Executive Officer of AgEagle, stated, “We are very pleased with the prospect of being added to the Russell 3000 Index, which will mark an exciting milestone for our Company – one that should help raise greater awareness of AgEagle in the institutional investment community.”
Annual Russell indexes reconstitution captures the 4,000 largest U.S. stocks as of May 7, 2021, ranking them by total market capitalization. Membership in the U.S. all-cap Russell 3000 Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the large cap Russell 1000 Index or small cap Russell 2000 Index, as well as the appropriate growth and value style indexes. FTSE Russell determines membership for its Russell Indexes primarily by objective, market capitalization rankings and style attributes.
Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Approximately $10.6 trillion in assets are benchmarked against Russell’s U.S. indexes. Russell indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider. For more information on the Russell U.S. indexes and the Russell indexes reconstitution, please visit www.ftserussell.com.
About AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc.
Founded in 2010, AgEagle is one of the nation’s leading commercial drone technology providers. AgEagle’s mission is to empower The Drone Age™ by providing American-made, scalable drone solutions to the world. The Company is leveraging its reputation as one of the industry’s premium technology solutions and aerial data intelligence providers to deliver high performance, end-to-end drone solutions to commercial markets. AgEagle products are proudly manufactured and assembled in the United States. For additional information, please visit our websites at www.ageagle.com, www.measure.com and www.micasense.com.
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