NASDAQ Captured Sixteen New Listings, Including 4 Switches From NYSE Group, Inc.
NEW YORK, April 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that The NASDAQ Stock Market(r) (NASDAQ(r)) captured a total of sixteen new listings, highlighted by the switch from the New York Stock Exchange of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq:DWA), the leading developer and producer of computer-generated animated feature films.
The new listings are comprised of the following categories:
1st Qtr 2009
Total New Listings
NYSE Group Switches
Upgrades from Over-the-Counter
ETFs, Structured Products & Other Listings 16
Other switches from NYSE Group included the transfers from NYSE Amex of rechargeable battery producer Ener1 Inc. (Nasdaq:HEV), electronic designer Elecsys Corp. (Nasdaq:ESYS), and United-Guardian Inc. (Nasdaq:UG), a manufacturer of personal and health care products.
Other notable listings included specialty pharmaceutical company Impax Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq:IPXL) and SmartHeat (Nasdaq:HEAT), a Chinese manufacturer of plate heat exchangers.
To view all new listings on The NASDAQ Stock Market in the first quarter, visit http://media.primezone.com/cache/6948/file/6791.pdf
Statistics are sourced from internal NASDAQ information. For more information about these and other NASDAQ market performance statistics, visit www.nasdaqfacts.com/newlistings.
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