The common shares for the stock of Associated Banc-corp. began trading on the New York Stock Exchange today for the first time.
The stock for the Green Bay-based parent company of Associated Bank began trading with the new ticker symbol “ASB.” The stock previously was traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market with the ticker symbol “ASBC.”
Associated’s common shares were trading this morning at a price of $18.66 per share, near its 52-week high.
The company announced that the ticker symbol for its depository shares, each representing a 1/40th interest in a share of 8.00 percent perpetual preferred stock, Series B (currently trading on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”)) changed today from “ABW PR B” to “ASB PR B.”
To celebrate the switch to the “Big Board,” executives from Associated will ring the NYSE Opening Bell on Feb. 24.