Nokia has changed its stock symbol (trading code) on Nasdaq Helsinki to NOKIA, effective at the start of trading on Monday 10th August 2015. The previous stock symbol for Nokia's shares on Nasdaq Helsinki was NOK1V.
The company will also change its trading code for its New Shares 2015 from NOK1VM0115 to NOKIAM0115 on Nasdaq Helsinki's INET trading system. Nokia's American Depository Shares will continue to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the stock symbol NOK.
“This stock symbol change recognises Nokia's 150th anniversary in 2015. After trading on the Helsinki Stock Exchange for 100 years, we are pleased to change the stock symbol to NOKIA as we celebrate our remarkable history and continue to transform the company," the company said.
On 15th April 2015, Nokia announced the proposed combination with Alcatel-Lucent. This was followed by Nokia's announcement on 3rd August 2015, of the proposed sale of its HERE business to an automotive industry consortium.
“Nokia will focus on completing the planned combination with Alcatel-Lucent and developing its industry-leading Networks business and licensing and innovation engine Nokia Technologies,” the company stated.