Mechel Reports Receipt of NYSE Notification
On October 30, 2014, Mechel OAO received an official NYSE notice that the company’s ADRs were no longer compliant with the NYSE listing’s standards requiring that an ADR’s average closing price over 30 consecutive trading days must not be lower than 1 US dollar. The company’s ADRs were assigned a <.BC> suffix.
On January 29, 2015, the closing price for ADRs went higher than 1 US dollar and continued to grow throughout February. On February 27, 2015, the ADRs’ average closing price over 30 consecutive trading days amounted to \$1.26 per ADR.
On March 2, 2015, the company received official notice from the New York Stock Exchange that its ADRs were compliant with the listing’s standards. The <.BC> suffix will be removed by the NYSE.
Mechel is an international mining and steel company which employs over 70,000 people. Its products are marketed in Europe, Asia, North and South America, Africa. Mechel unites producers of coal, iron ore concentrate, steel, rolled products, ferroalloys, heat and electric power. All of its enterprises work in a single production chain, from raw materials to high valueadded products.