NEW YORK, June 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Wingstop Inc. (Nasdaq:WING) commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on June 12, 2015.
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Wingstop is a leading franchisor and operator of restaurants that specialize in cooked-to-order, hand-sauced and tossed chicken wings. With more than 745 restaurants open globally, Wingstop focuses on bold, distinct flavors and excellent customer service. The Wing Experts’ menu features 11 craveable flavors ranging from Garlic Parmesan to Mango Habanero. Since its founding in 1994, Wingstop has been named a 2015 Best Franchise Opportunity by the Franchise Business Review, was ranked the #3 Top Growth Chain by Nation’s Restaurant News and has been voted “best wings” in markets across the country.
“Wingstop’s focus on quality food paired with exceptional customer service has created a fast casual restaurant chain that consumers favor,” said Nelson Griggs, Executive Vice President, Listing Services at Nasdaq. “We are thrilled to welcome Wingstop to our Nasdaq family, and congratulate them on a successful initial public offering.”
By listing with Nasdaq, Wingstop joins some of the world's largest and most revolutionary companies. Nasdaq is the exchange of choice to approximately 70 percent of public U.S. restaurants listed on the U.S. markets.
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