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Is CKE a publically traded company? Was CKE publically traded in the past?

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Is CKE a publically traded company? Was CKE publically traded in the past?

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CKE Restaurants is not publically traded. CKE’s common stock was originally listed on Nasdaq in October 1981 under the ticker “CARL.” The original offering price was $12.54 a share not considering any subsequent stock splits. The stock was re-listed on the NYSE in June 1994, where it began trading under the symbol “CKR.” CKE was acquired by Columbia Lake Acquisition Holdings, Inc., an affiliate of Apollo Management VII, L.P. ("Apollo") on July 12, 2010. Pursuant to the terms of the merger agreement, CKE's stockholders were entitled to receive $12.55 in cash, without interest, less any applicable withholding taxes, for each share of CKE common stock owned by them.