NEW YORK, July 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 18 new listings, highlighted by the initial public offerings of Chinese game developer Changyou.com (Nasdaq:CYOU), online reservation management provider OpenTable (Nasdaq:OPEN) and Medidata Solutions (Nasdaq:MDSO), a provider of hosted clinical data solutions.
The new listings are comprised of the following categories:
2nd Qtr 2009 ------------ Total New Listings 18 NYSE Group Switches 3 Initial Public Offerings 3 Upgrades from Over-the-Counter 9 ETFs, Structured Products & Other Listings 3
Listings from NYSE Group's New York Stock Exchange featured the switch of communications equipment provider Network Equipment Technologies (Nasdaq:NWK). Transfers from NYSE Amex included consumer health care company Female Health (Nasdaq:FHCO) and CE Franklin (Nasdaq:CFK), a distributor of products and services to the Canadian oil and gas industry. Also, FactSet Research Systems (Nasdaq:FDS), a leading provider of global financial information, began dually listing their shares on NASDAQ.
Along with Changyou.com (Nasdaq:CYOU), NASDAQ welcomed four other Chinese companies: China Bio Energy (Nasdaq:CBEH), China Natural Gas (Nasdaq:CHNG), China Auto Logistics (Nasdaq:CALI) and Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical (Nasdaq:SKBI). NASDAQ currently lists 100 companies headquartered in Greater China, more than any other U.S. exchange.
Other notable listings included Broadwind Energy (Nasdaq:BWEN), a provider of integrated supply-chain solutions to the power infrastructure industry, and Myriad Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:MYRX), a biopharmaceutical spin-off from Myriad Genetics (Nasdaq:MYGN).
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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