New York Community Bancorp, Inc. to Change its NYSE Ticker Symbol from "NYB" to "NYCB", Effective November 13, 2012
New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: NYB) (the “Company”) today announced that its common stock will commence trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “NYCB” when the market opens on Tuesday morning, November 13, 2012.
Commenting on the symbol change, President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph R. Ficalora stated, “We are very pleased to be restoring the “C” to our ticker symbol, after nearly 10 years of trading on the NYSE under the symbol “NYB.” While it may seem like a small thing, the “C” is, in fact, symbolic: It represents “Community” which is both our heritage and our focus—and, for those very reasons, an integral part of our name.
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