OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, has announced First Security Inc. (OTCQX: FIIT), the holding company for First Security Bank, Inc., a Kentucky based banking corporation, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market. First Security Inc. upgraded to OTCQX from the Pink® market.
First Security Inc. begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol “FIIT.” U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com.
Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President of Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group, said:
We are pleased to welcome First Security, Inc. to our family of established, investor-focused regional and community banks on the OTCQX market. Trading on OTCQX will help First Security, Inc. increase its profile with investors by providing them with an efficient public market without the pain of an exchange listing, saving significant time and money.”
Michael F. Beckwith, President and CEO of First Security, Inc., stated:
First Security, Inc. is excited to become part of the OTCQX market. This step ensures that the investment community can analyze, value, and trade their securities more easily.”