IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - August 24, 2016) - Biomerica Inc. (OTCQB: BMRA) today announced that its common stock has been approved for listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market and is expected to commence trading on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol "BMRA" on August 26, 2016. The Company's common stock will continue to trade as "BMRA" on the OTCQB until the market close on August 25, 2016.
"Uplisting to Nasdaq represents a milestone for Biomerica as we continue our progress in the commercialization of our new IBS diagnostic guided therapy product," said Zackary Irani, CEO of Biomerica. "Trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market will increase our visibility and enhance Biomerica's corporate profile, providing us access to a broader investor base that we believe will ultimately lead to improved liquidity for shareholders."
Biomerica's executive team believes the transition to Nasdaq may qualify the Company's common stock to be traded by more mutual funds, pension funds, and other institutional holders.
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About Biomerica (OTCQB: BMRA)
Biomerica, Inc. (www.biomerica.com) is a global biomedical company that develops, manufactures and markets advanced diagnostic products used at the point-of-care (in home and in physicians' offices) and in hospital/clinical laboratories for the early detection of medical conditions and diseases. The Company's products are designed to enhance health and well-being, while reducing total healthcare costs. Biomerica primarily focuses on products for Gastrointestinal Disease, Diabetes and esoteric testing.
This release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of offers to buy any securities of any entity.
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