Carl Karcher Enterprises Inc. said Tuesday that its stock will begin trading next week on the New York Stock Exchange.
Karcher Enterprises' 18.5 million shares now trade on Nasdaq. Karcher Enterprises President Donald E. Doyle said the new listing "represents a milestone in the growth and development of Carl Karcher Enterprises."
The company's stock symbol will change to CKR from its Nasdaq symbol, CARL.
The Anaheim-based company operates 650 Carl's Jr. restaurants and has agreed to open as many as 300 Boston Chicken stores in California in the next five years.