AKRON (April 9, 2001)—Myers Industries Inc. has applied to the New York Stock Exchange to list its shares there starting May 1.
The move is designed to improve the liquidity of its stock and increase its exposure to the international investment community, according to President and CEO Stephen E. Myers.
Myers Industries´ common stock is traded on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol "MYE," which will be retained, the company said.
Mr. Myers estimated there are 21.6 million shares of its common stock outstanding. The stock closed at $12.37, down 15 cents, in trading April 4.
The Akron-based parent company of Myers Tire Supply also makes plastic and rubber products for industrial, agricultural, automotive, commercial and consumer markets.