LITTLE ROCK, Ark., November 25, 2009 – Windstream Corporation (NYSE: WIN) announced today that it will voluntarily move its stock exchange listing to the NASDAQ Global Select Market, an exchange of The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ), from the New York Stock Exchange, effective Dec. 10, 2009.
Windstream stock will continue to trade under the “WIN” ticker symbol after the move.
“Our switch to NASDAQ exemplifies our continued focus on shareholder value. We believe NASDAQ’s innovative trading platform and cost-effective services will provide increased value to both Windstream and our shareholders,” said Rob Clancy, senior vice president and treasurer for Windstream.
“Windstream has built a significant footprint in the telecommunications business by focusing on the rural market and using the power of technology to improve the way its customers live, work and play,” said Bruce Aust, executive vice president, The NASDAQ OMX Group. “We are delighted to welcome them to our family of innovative companies.”