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1-800-FLOWERS.COM is a provider of gifts. The company's gifts include fresh flowers and a selection of plants, gift baskets, foods, confections, jewelry, candles, balloons and plush stuffed animals. The company's segments are: Consumer Floral, which includes the operations of the company's primary brand,,, Flowerama, Personalization Universe and Goodsey; Gourmet Foods and Gift Baskets, which includes the operations of Harry & David (which includes Wolferman's), Cheryl's (which includes Mrs. Beasley's), The Popcorn Factory, DesignPac and 1-800-Baskets (which includes Simply Chocolate); and BloomNet Wire Service, which includes the operations of BloomNet and Napco.


Arcturus Therapeutics Holdings Inc

Arcturus Therapeutics is an emerging biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development and commercialization of a proprietary oral drug candidate, MDX, to treat ADHD and other cognitive dysfunctions including Fragile X Syndrome. The most common available treatments for ADHD are stimulants that increase the brain chemicals dopamine and norepinephrine. Stimulants have significant side effects, and are classified as controlled substances which have significant potential for misuse, abuse and addiction. MDX is not a stimulant, and works with a different mechanism of action. MDX is a proprietary, combined rapid onset release formulation of the chemical Pyridoxine Pyroglutamate.

CME Group Inc. Class A

CME Group is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company exchanges provides a range of global benchmark products across asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange (FX), agricultural, energy and metal commodities. The company provides futures and options on futures trading across asset classes through its subsidiary, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (CME) Globex platform, cash and repo fixed income trading via BrokerTec, and cash and OTC FX trading via EBS. In addition, the company operates central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing, a division of CME. The company also provides optimization, reconciliation and processing services through TriOptima, Traiana and Reset.

Coeur Mining Inc.

Coeur Mining is a gold and silver producer, as well as a zinc and lead producer, with mines located in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and exploration projects in North America. The company operates the Palmarejo complex, and the Rochester, Kensington, Wharf and Silvertip mines. The company's dore, as well as the concentrate product produced by the Wharf mine, is refined into gold and silver bullion and then sells to multi-national banks, bullion trading houses, and refiners across the globe. The company's gold concentrate products from the Kensington mine and the zinc and lead concentrates from the Silvertip mine are sold under a variety of agreements with smelters and traders.



CubeSmart is a self-administered and self-managed real estate company focused primarily on the ownership, operation, management, acquisition, and development of self-storage properties in the U.S. The company's self-storage facilities provide storage space for its residential and commercial customers. The company's customers rent storage cubes for their use on a month-to-month basis. Additionally, some of the company's stores provide outside storage areas for vehicles and boats. The company's stores are designed to accommodate both residential and commercial customers, with features such as aisles and load-bearing capabilities for truck access.

Danimer Scientific Inc (A)

Dream Finders Homes

Dynatrace Inc.

Dynatrace is a software intelligence company. The company is engaged in providing services such as application performance management, artificial intelligence for operations, cloud infrastructure monitoring, and digital experience management, with products for the information technology departments and digital business owners of medium and large businesses. The company's primary offering is the Dynatrace Software Intelligence Platform, or Dynatrace?. The company's platform provides software-as-a-service, or SaaS, with the customer option of either maintaining data in the cloud, or at the edge in customer-provisioned infrastructure, which the company refers to as Dynatrace? Managed.

Ecolab Inc.

Ecolab is a provider of water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. The company's segments include: Global Industrial, which provides water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions in the manufacturing, food and beverage processing, chemical, power generation, pharmaceutical and commercial laundry industries; Global Institutional, which provides cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government, education and retail industries; and Global Energy, which serves the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the global petroleum and petrochemical industries in both upstream and downstream applications.


Edwards Lifesciences is engaged in patient-focused medical for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. The company is a manufacturer of heart valve systems and repair products used to replace or repair a patient's diseased or defective heart valve. The company is also engaged in hemodynamic and noninvasive brain and tissue oxygenation monitoring systems used to measure a patient's cardiovascular function in the hospital setting. The company's products and technologies are categorized into four main areas: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Therapies, Surgical Structural Heart, and Critical Care.

Frontdoor Inc.

Frontdoor is a provider of home service plans in the U.S., and operates under the American Home Shield, HSA, OneGuard and Landmark brands. The company's home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes, typically their asset, from costly and unplanned breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. The company's home service plans cover the repair or replacement of main components of household systems and appliances, including electrical, plumbing, central heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, water heaters, refrigerators, dishwashers and ranges/ovens/cooktops. The company serves customers across various states and the District of Columbia.

Garmin Ltd.

Health Catalyst

Health Catalyst is a provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations. The company designs, develops, and delivers healthcare software solutons for hospitals to manage operational, financial, clinical, and research data. The company serves customers in the State of Utah.

Illumina Inc.

Illumina is engaged in sequencing- and array-based solutions for genetic and genomic analysis. The company provides whole-genome sequencing, genotyping, noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT), and product support services. Using the company's services, customers can perform whole-genome sequencing projects and microarray projects (including large-scale genotyping studies and whole-genome association studies). The company provides NIPT services through its partner laboratories that direct samples to the company on a test send-out basis in its Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments-certified, College of Pathologists-accredited laboratory. The company also provides support services to customers who have purchased its products.

Intra-Cellular Therapies Inc.

Intra-Cellular Therapies is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and clinical development of small molecule drugs that address medical needs in neuropsychiatric and neurological disorders by targeting intracellular signaling mechanisms within the central nervous system. The company's primary product candidate, Lumateperone is for the treatment of acute and residual schizophrenia, and for the treatment of bipolar disorder, including bipolar depression. The company's pipeline also includes preclinical programs that are focused on developing drugs for the treatment of schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and other neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders.

Kroger Co.

Kroger operates as a retailer. The company also manufacture and process some of the food for sale in its supermarkets. Supermarkets are operated under one of the following formats: combination food and drug stores (combo stores); multi-department stores; marketplace stores; or price impact warehouses. The combo stores provide food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers and perishables such as seafood and organic produce. Marketplace provide grocery, pharmacy and health and beauty care departments as well as perishable offering and general merchandise area that includes apparel, home goods and toys.



Lovesac is a technology omni-channel company that designs, manufactures and sells furniture comprised of couches called Sactionals and foam beanbag chairs called Sacs. The company markets and sells its products through showrooms and online sales.

McCormick & Company Incorporated

McCormick & Co. manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavor products to the food industry- retailers, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. The company also is partner in a number of joint ventures that are involved in the manufacture and sale of flavor products. The company's business segments comprised of: consumer, in which the company markets its products to customers and supplies private label items, known as store brands; and flavor solutions, which provides a range of flavor solutions including seasoning blends, spices and herbs, condiments, coating systems and compound flavors.

NovaGold Resources Inc.

NovaGold Resources is a mineral exploration company engaged in the exploration and development of gold and copper mineral properties. Co.'s primary focus is on the Donlin Gold project in Alaska. The Donlin Gold project is owned and operated by Donlin Gold LLC, a limited liability company that is owned equally by wholly owned subsidiaries of Co. and Barrick Gold Corporation. Co. also has an interest in the Galore Creek copper-gold-silver project in British Columbia, Canada. The Galore Creek project is held by a partnership owned equally by NOVAGOLD Canada Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Co., and by Teck Resources Limited.

Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc

Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings is a holding company. The company and its subsidiaries buys overproduced, overstocked, and closeout merchandise from manufacturers, wholesalers, and other retailers. The company's product offerings include: cooking utensils, dishes, appliances, plastic containers, cutlery, storage and garbage bags, detergents and cleaning supplies; packaged food including coffee, bottled non-carbonated beverages and salty snacks; household goods including bedding and towels; books and stationery; floor coverings including laminate flooring, commercial and residential carpeting, area rugs and floor mats; and electronics, including air conditioners, home electronics and cellular accessories.

Oscar Health

PPG Industries Inc.

PPG Industries manufactures and distributes a range of paints, coatings and specialty materials. The company's business is comprised of two reportable business segments: Performance Coatings, which primarily supplies a variety of protective and decorative coatings, sealants and finishes along with paint strippers, stains and related chemicals, as well as transparencies and transparent armor; and Industrial Coatings, which primarily supplies a variety of protective and decorative coatings and finishes along with adhesives, sealants, metal pretreatment products, optical monomers and coatings, precipitated silicas and other specialty materials.

Public Storage

Public Storage is a real estate investment trust. The company's business activities include: Self-storage Operations, which acquires, develops, owns and operates self-storage facilities that provide storage spaces for lease on a month-to-month basis, for personal and business use; Ancillary Operations, which reinsures policies against losses to goods stored by customers in the company's self-storage facilities and sells merchandise, mainly locks and cardboard boxes, at its self-storage facilities; and Investment in PS Business Parks Inc. (PSB), in which the company has an equity interest in PSB that owns, operates, acquires and develops commercial properties, mainly multi-tenant flex, office, and industrial parks.

Rapid7 Inc.

Rapid7 is focusing on security with visibility, analytics, and automation delivered through its Insight cloud. The company's Insight Platform product offerings include: InsightVM, which provides guidance based on customized threat models; InsightIDR, which is designed to enable organizations to detect and respond to cyber security incidents and breaches across physical, virtual and cloud assets; InsightAppSec, which provides application security testing that analyzes web applications for security vulnerabilities; and InsightConnect, which is used by security personnel to connect their various disparate solutions and automate workflows with which they can identify risk and respond to incidents.

Riot Blockchain

Riot Blockchain is engaged in building a digital currency mining operation, operating computers (also known as miners) that generate digital currency (primarily Bitcoin). The company owns miners acquired with the Kairos Global Technology, Inc. The company's products and services include: Digital Currency Mining, in which the company operates a digital currency mining facility for the sole purpose of mining digital currencies (primarily bitcoin, and to a much lesser degree litecoin and bitcoin cash); and Digital Currency Exchange, in which the company is investigating the launch of an exchange that would provide regulatory compliant access to services which exchange digital currencies like bitcoin and Ethereum for cash.


Schrodinger is transforming the way therapeutics and materials are discovered. The company sells its software solutions to biopharmaceutical and industrial companies, academic institutions, and government laboratories. The company also applies its computational platform to a broad pipeline of drug discovery programs in collaboration with biopharmaceutical companies. The company operations through two segments: Software and Drug Discovery.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Class A

Scotts Miracle-Gro is a manufacturer and marketer of consumer lawn and garden products in North America. The company's segments are: United States Consumer, which consists of the company's consumer lawn and garden business located in United States; Hawthorne, which consists of the company's indoor, urban and hydroponic gardening business; and Other, which consists of the company's consumer lawn and garden business in geographies other than the United States and the company's product sales to nurseries, greenhouses and other customers. The company manufactures, markets and sells lawn and garden products in the following categories: lawn care, gardening and landscape, hydroponics, and controls.

Smith & Wesson Brands Inc.

Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a provider of medical technology products. The company primarily designs, develops, manufactures and supplies single-use medical devices used by hospitals and healthcare providers for common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in critical care and surgical applications. The company's product categories within its geographic segments include vascular access, which provides devices that facilitate a variety of critical care therapies and other applications; anesthesia, which comprised of airway and pain management product lines; and interventional, which consist of a variety of coronary catheters, structural heart therapies, and peripheral intervention products.


Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is engaged in serving science. The company's segments include: Life Sciences Solutions, which provides reagents, instruments and consumables used in biological and medical research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines as well as diagnosis of disease; Analytical Instruments, which provides instruments, consumables, software and services that are used for a range of applications in the laboratory, on the production line and in the field; and Specialty Diagnostics, which provides diagnostic test kits, reagents, culture media, instruments and associated products for customers in healthcare, clinical, pharmaceutical, industrial, and food safety laboratories.


Universal Technical Institute Inc.

Universal Technical Institute is a provider of postsecondary education for students seeking careers as automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians as well as welders and computer numeric control machining technicians. The company provides certificate, diploma or degree programs under the banner of several brands, including Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute and NASCAR Technical Institute. Additionally, the company provides manufacturer specific advanced training (MSAT) programs, including student-paid electives, at its campuses and manufacturer or dealer sponsored training at certain campuses and training centers.

USANA Health Sciences Inc.

USANA Health Sciences develops and manufactures nutritional and personal care products. The company's principal product lines include: USANA? Nutritionals Essentials/CellSentials?, which inclides vitamin and mineral supplements that provide body nutrition for every age group beginning with children 13 months of age; Optimizers, which consists of targeted supplements designed to meet individual health and nutritional needs, such as cardiovascular health, skeletal/structural health, and digestive health; and Foods, which includes low-glycemic meal replacement shakes, snack bars, and other related products that provide macro-nutrition (carbohydrates, proteins, and fats) in various formats.

Wolverine World Wide Inc.

Wolverine World Wide is a designer, marketer and licensor of a range of casual footwear and apparel, performance outdoor and athletic footwear and apparel, kids' footwear, industrial work boots and apparel, and uniform shoes and boots. The company has two segments: Wolverine Michigan Group, consisting of Merrell? footwear and apparel, Cat? footwear, Wolverine? footwear and apparel, Chaco? footwear, Hush Puppies? footwear and apparel, Bates? uniform footwear, Harley-Davidson? footwear and Hytest? safety footwear; and Wolverine Boston Group, consisting of Sperry? footwear and apparel, Saucony? footwear and apparel, Keds? footwear and apparel, and the Kids footwear business.


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