E*Trade Group


will transfer its listing to the

New York Stock Exchange

from the


and change its fiscal year to one that mirrors the calendar year.

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E*Trade, a provider of online investing services, will be listed on the NYSE under the new ticker "ET" beginning next month.

The company, which is based in Menlo Park, Calif., will report its first-quarter earnings tomorrow. According to

First Call/Thomson Financial

, 15 analysts lowered their expectations after the company released downward guidance in October and now estimate that the company will earn a penny a share.

The company completed its initial public offering in August 1996. Shares of E*Trade gained 44 cents, or 3.5%, to $12.81 in recent