Definition of Stock symbol

1. Noun. The letters used to identify listed companies on the securities exchanges where they are traded.

Generic synonyms: Symbol

Definition of Stock symbol

1. Noun. Short form of stock ticker symbol. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stock Symbol

stock of record
stock option
stock phrase
stock picker
stock pickers
stock pigeon
stock pigeons
stock power
stock prod
stock promoter
stock purchase plan
stock raiser
stock room
stock saddle
stock split
stock symbol (current term)
stock symbols
stock ticker
stock ticker symbol
stock ticker symbols
stock tickers
stock trader
stock up
stock variable
stock vehicle
stock warrant

Literary usage of Stock symbol

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Financial Markets for the Rest of Us: An Easy Guide to Money, Bonds, Futures by Robert Vahid Hashemian (2001)
"Some examples of closed-end funds are the Zweig Fund (stock symbol: ZF) and Central Securities Fund (stock symbol: GET). You can buy these funds simply by ..."

2. Handbook of Machine Shop Management by John Herbert Van Deventer (1915)
"Quite frequently the pattern number is used as a stock symbol, but if the stock bins are numbered to conform with the pattern number a cross-index for bin ..."

3. The History of Mankind by Friedrich Ratzel (1896)
"The attitude adopted towards the stock-symbol is very various ; sometimes it is an object of dread, sometimes of honour and protection. ..."

4. Copyright Licensing Regimes Covering Retransmissioon of Broadcast Signals edited by Howard Coble (2001)
"Separately, the company also announced that its stock symbol would be changing to PAX and that Paxson was building a new 220000 sq. ft. corporate ..."

5. Securities Markets: Decimal Pricing Has Contributed to Lower Trading Costs by Richard J. Hillman (2005)
"A fifth letter in a NASDAQ stock symbol indicates, among other things, share class or unusual circumstances such as bankruptcy or delayed SEC filing. ..."

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