BankAtlantic Bancorp has announced that its class A common stock will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Aug. 20 under the symbol BBX. Currently, the stock trades on the Nasdaq National Market under the ticker BANCA.

"We are confident that this NYSE listing will increase the company's potential investor base, provide greater liquidity for individual and institutional investors, and establish a more efficient trading market for our common stock," said Alan B. Levan, chairman and chief executive.

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