Press Release

SilverBow Resources Joins Russell Indexes

Company Release - 6/26/2017 7:00 AM ET

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SilverBow Resources, Inc. (NYSE:SBOW) announced today the Company had joined the broad-market Russell 3000® Index, the Russell 2000® Index and the Russell Microcap® Index at the conclusion of the indexes’ annual reconstitution, which became effective after the market closed on Friday, June 23.

Annual reconstitution of the Russell indexes captures the 4,000 largest US stocks as of May 12th, ranking them by total market capitalization. Membership in the 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.

“We are pleased to have been selected by the FTSE Russell for inclusion in the Russell indexes,” said Sean Woolverton, CEO of SilverBow Resources. “As we continue to execute on our strategic plan, we believe being part of the Russell indexes will help increase investor awareness and provide additional liquidity to our shares.”

Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Approximately $8.4 trillion in assets are benchmarked against Russell’s US indexes. Russell indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider.

About SilverBow Resources

SilverBow Resources (NYSE: SBOW) is a Houston-based energy company actively engaged in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas from the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas. With almost 30 years of history operating in South Texas, the Company possesses a significant understanding of regional reservoirs which we leverage to assemble high quality drilling inventory while continuously enhancing our operations to maximize returns on capital invested. For more information please visit www.sbow.com.

About FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell is a leading global index provider creating and managing a wide range of indexes, data and analytic solutions to meet client needs across asset classes, style and strategies. Covering 98% of the investable market, FTSE Russell indexes offer a true picture of global markets, combined with the specialist knowledge gained from developing local benchmarks around the world. FTSE Russell index expertise and products are used extensively by institutional and retail investors globally.

Approximately $12.5 trillion is currently benchmarked to FTSE Russell indexes. For over 30 years, leading asset owners, asset managers, ETF providers and investment banks have chosen FTSE Russell indexes to benchmark their investment performance and create investment funds, ETFs, structured products and index-based derivatives. FTSE Russell indexes also provide clients with tools for asset allocation, investment strategy analysis and risk management.

A core set of universal principles guides FTSE Russell index design and management: a transparent rules-based methodology is informed by independent committees of leading market participants. FTSE Russell is focused on index innovation and customer partnership applying the highest industry standards and embracing the IOSCO Principles. FTSE Russell is wholly owned by London Stock Exchange Group.

For more information, visit www.ftserussell.com

SilverBow Resources, Inc.
Doug Atkinson, CFA, 281-874-2700, 800-777-2412
Senior Manager – Finance & Investor Relations

Source: SilverBow Resources, Inc.