Fitbit rings NYSE opening bell

Today's Bell Ringer, June 18th
Today's Bell Ringer, June 18th   

Wearable device maker Fitbit rang the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday to celebrate its IPO.

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Co-founders James Park and Eric Friedman as well as members of Fitbit's management team were there for the occasion, along with fitness trainer Harley Pasternak and celebrity client Jordana Brewster, according to the exchange.

Fitbit shares trade under the ticker "FIT."

Fitbit signs and traders at the NYSE during their IPO, June 18, 2015.
Source: CNBC
Fitbit signs and traders at the NYSE during their IPO, June 18, 2015.

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It is one of the first companies focused on wearable devices to be publicly traded, but it competes with the likes of Apple, Garmin and a number of devices that run on Google's Android Wear operating system.