NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that trading of HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:HDS), one of the largest industrial distributors in North America, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on Thursday, June 27, 2013 under the ticker symbol "HDS".
HD Supply is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America and provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations, infrastructure and power and specialty construction sectors. HD Supply's leading business units include HD Supply Waterworks, HD Supply Power Solutions, HD Supply Facilities Maintenance and HD Supply White Cap, which specialize in delivering supplies and services to a wide range of customers, with a focus on contractors, builders, maintenance professionals, government and municipal entities and industrial businesses. With more than 600 locations across 46 states and nine Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 15,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success.
"NASDAQ congratulates HD Supply on its listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market, which will continue to provide the company with the opportunity for continued growth within HD Supply's leading businesses," said Bruce Aust, Executive Vice President, NASDAQ OMX. "We are happy to be the exchange of choice for HD Supply's listing and look forward to celebrating many milestones with HD Supply and its shareholders in the years to come."
Since its inception, NASDAQ OMX has consistently been the exchange of choice for some of the world's most innovative and progressive companies across all industries including industrial companies including HD Supply Holdings, Fastenal, Apogee Enterprise, Builders FirstSource and Universal Forest Products.
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