Zivo Bioscience Joins Russell Microcap® Index
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZIVO Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIVO) (the “Company”), a biotech/agtech R&D company engaged in the development of therapeutic, medicinal and nutritional product candidates derived from proprietary algal cultures, today announced that, effective today, June 27, 2022, it has joined the Russell Microcap® Index (^RUMIC) as a result of the 2022 Russell indexes annual reconstitution.
Membership in the Russell Microcap® Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the appropriate growth and value style indexes. FTSE Russell determines membership for its Russell indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.
“We are pleased to be added to the Russell Microcap® Index this year. Our inclusion reflects continued interest in our stock along with long- and near-term growth expectations as we evolve and execute on our business strategy. I also look forward to expanding our stock’s exposure to a broader investor audience, including more institutional investors, as a result of ZIVO’s inclusion,” stated John Payne, President and Chief Executive Officer of ZIVO Bioscience.
Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Approximately $12 trillion in assets are benchmarked against Russell’s US indexes. Russell indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider.
For more information on the Russell Microcap® Index and the Russell indexes reconstitution, go to the “Russell Reconstitution” section on the FTSE Russell website.
About ZIVO Bioscience, Inc.
ZIVO Bioscience is a research and development company operating in both the biotech and agtech sectors, with an intellectual property portfolio comprised of proprietary algal and bacterial strains, biologically active molecules and complexes, production techniques, cultivation techniques and patented or patent-pending inventions for applications in human and animal health. Please visit www.zivobioscience.com for more information.
About FTSE Russell
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Released June 27, 2022