Holding company Dynacq Healthcare(Houston) said that Nasdaq has approved its application for its common stock to be listed on the Nasdaq SmallCap Market. The shares began trading Tuesday under the trading symbol DYII. The company’s shares previously were quoted on the NASD Bulletin Board.

Alan Beauchamp, Dynacq’s chief operating officer, said, “We believe that our Nasdaq SmallCap Market listing should enhance the company’s visibility to the investment community and create a more efficient trade execution process for our shareholders.”