This excerpt taken from the NDAQ 8-K filed Nov 8, 2007.
DESCRIPTION OF NASDAQ CAPITAL STOCK
The following description of Nasdaqs capital stock and provisions of The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc.s (Nasdaq) Restated Certificate of Incorporation and By-Laws are summaries. You should refer to the copies of these organizational documents that have previously been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC).
Nasdaqs authorized capital stock consists of 300,000,000 shares of common stock, par value $.01 per share and 30,000,000 shares of preferred stock. As of September 30, 2007, Nasdaq had 130,713,703 shares of common stock issued and 113,503,469 shares outstanding.