AFC Enterprises, Inc. (AFCE) announced today that it has changed its corporate name to Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. and its NASDAQ ticker symbol will change to “PLKI” effective at the start of trading on January 21, 2014.
“The Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen name has been used in our restaurants since 2008. This name is among the most visible expressions of our Louisiana heritage and differentiates Popeyes in the marketplace,” said Cheryl Bachelder, Chief Executive Officer. “With this name change, we continue to leverage our brand identity and the strategy that has driven our industry-leading results.”
As of January 21, 2014, all stock trading, filings and market related information will be reported under the new name Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. and the ticker symbol “PLKI.”