This excerpt taken from the CY 8-K filed Oct 30, 2009.
Cypress Will Retain CY Ticker Symbol
SAN JOSE, Calif., October 30, 2009 Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: CY) today announced that it will voluntarily transfer its stock exchange listing from The New York Stock Exchange to the NASDAQ Global Select Market, on November 12. The companys stock will continue to trade under the symbol CY. This transfer will be seamless to Cypress investors.
Cypresss President and CEO, T.J. Rodgers and other members of Cypresss executive team will mark this occasion by opening the NASDAQ trading floor via live remote on November 12, 2009 at 6:30 a.m. PST.
Cypresss innovative programmable and proprietary technologies such as PSoC® and TrueTouch have transformed the company, and are changing the way our customers change the world. Thats why Cypress is in so many highly visible products, ranging from touchscreen phones and MP3 players to personal computers, automobiles, servers and microwave ovens, said Rodgers. We are excited to join the NASDAQ which is globally recognized as the leading exchange for growth-oriented technology companies.
For the past 27 years, Cypress and its CEO T.J. Rodgers have become a symbol of Silicon Valley innovation and market leadership from its unique programmable products to the recent spinoff of its SunPower subsidiary, said Robert Griefeld, CEO of NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. Cypress has consistently outpaced its market competitors as a result of these innovations. We are pleased to have this distinguished Silicon Valley icon listed on NASDAQ.