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Thirteen New Listings Joined NYSE in Week Ending May 5, 2006
Ten new iShares ® Exchange Traded Funds join the NYSE· Two Initial Public Offerings list on the NYSE

NEW YORK, May 5, 2006– In the week ended May 5, 2006, thirteen new listings joined the roster of NYSE-listed companies. 

Ten new iShares® Exchange Traded Funds (iShares is a registered trademark of Barclays Global Investor), listed on the NYSE on May 5.  These products are designed to provide investment results that correspond generally to the performance of the underlying specialty indexes as defined by the Industry Classification System (ICB). The new listed iShares Dow Jones Subsector Index Funds are: Dow Jones U.S. Select Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Index (NYSE: IEO), Dow Jones U.S. Select Oil Equipment & Services Index (NYSE: IEZ), Dow Jones U.S. Select Pharmaceuticals Index (NYSE: IHE), Dow Jones U.S. Select Health Care Providers Index (NYSE: IHF), Dow Jones U.S. Select Medical Equipment Index (NYSE: IHI), Dow Jones U.S. Select Investment Services Index (NYSE: IAI), Dow Jones U.S. Select Insurance Index (NYSE: IAK), Dow Jones U.S. Select Regional Banks Index (NYSE: IAT), Dow Jones U.S. Select Aerospace & Defense Index (NYSE: ITA), and Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund (NYSE:ITB).

On May 4, 2006, DynCorp International Inc. celebrated its initial public offering on the NYSE.    Headquartered in Irving, Texas, the company is a leading provider of specialized mission-critical outsourced technical services to civilian and military government agencies. Their specific global expertise is in law enforcement training and support, security services, base operations, and aviation services and operations.   DynCorp International Inc. trades under the ticker symbol DCP. 

Delek US Holdings, Inc . celebrated its initial public offering on May 4, 2006. Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee the refining operations company trades under the ticker symbol DK. 

On May 4, 2006, Embarq Corporation began trading on the NYSE on a “when issued” basis under the ticker symbol EQ WI. Following its spin-off from Sprint Nextel, Embarq will provide communication services consisting of local and long distance voice and data services, including high-speed internet access to consumer, business and wholesale customers. 

Click here to see the NYSE News Release for iShares®.
Click here to see the NYSE IPO Showcase for 2006.

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