4. NASDAQ OMX Group When Facebook filed its original IPO form, it was highly debated which exchange it would list on, given its desire to become a blue-chip company. Would it list on the New York Stock Exchange, like a well-established company, or on the tech-heavy Nasdaq? Ultimately the Nasdaq won out, despite Facebook using a ticker traditionally reserved for NYSE companies, "FB." NASDAQ OMX Group ( NASDAQ OMX Group) may well see increased trading volumes, as Facebook plans to offer 337.4 million shares in the offering, with the potential for 50 million as an over-allotment. Shares of NASDAQ OMX Group have fallen 3.4% this year.