ALFA CORPORATION OPENS NASDAQ STOCK EXCHANGE
NEW YORK CITY -- Alfa Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Jerry A. Newby opened The NASDAQ Stock Market on Thursday, Dec. 22, as members of his family and members of Alfa's management team looked on.
|Jerry A. Newby, CEO of Alfa Corp. and president of the Alabama Farmers Federation, opens Thursday's NASDAQ trading.|
The event marked Alfa Corporation's 20th anniversary of trading on The NASDAQ Stock Market.
"Over the past 20 years, Alfa has evolved into a broad-based regional company, entering new markets and further expanding its products and services," Newby said prior to the opening ceremony. "Alfa's financial performance has been a distinct advantage for our customers and our investors. Consistent conservative management practices, disciplined underwriting, a strong loss ratio and solid earnings performance -- all speak to the company's financial strength and have formed a strong foundation for the progress we envision in future years."
Among management team members participating in the opening ceremony were Executive Vice President of Operations Lee Ellis and Chief Financial Officer Steve Rutledge.
More photos of Alfa's NASDAQ opening are available at the NASDAQ website at http://nasdaq.com/reference/200512/market_open_122205.stm#reprints
The market opening by Alfa Corporation was also available to investors via a live simulcast.
Alfa Corporation is engaged in insurance and financial activities through its subsidiaries. The common stock of Alfa Corporation is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market's National Market under the symbol ALFA.
Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release which relate to the future are, by their nature, uncertain and dependent upon numerous contingencies -- including political, economic, regulatory, climatic, competitive, legal, and technological -- any of which could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those indicated in such forward-looking statements. Additional information regarding these and other risk factors and uncertainties may be found in Alfa Corporation's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission