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Stock Price Flexibility on the NYSE American

Many of our Canadian clients have decided to list their stock in the United States on the NYSE American exchange, instead of Nasdaq. Why? Stock price flexibility is a big factor. In Canada, it’s considered perfectly normal for a company to have stock with a price of $2, $1, $0.50 or even $0.10 per share. Not in the United States. Here, there is a long tradition of regulations and stock exchange rules disfavoring companies whose shares trade at low prices, regardless of their total market capitalization. Back in the 1990s, there were three main stock exchanges – Nasdaq, the American Stock Exchange, and for larger companies, the NYSE. While each of the exchanges...