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Fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock symbol specifying a beneficial interest.

S

A symbol appearing next to a stock listed on NASDAQ indicating that the stock has beneficial ownership. All NASDAQ listings use a four-letter abbreviation; if an S follows the abbreviation, it indicates that the security is trading beneficial ownership rather than actual ownership.

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1. Used in stock transaction tables in newspapers to indicate that the stock has been split or that the firm has paid a stock dividend of at least 25% within the past 52 weeks: Getty s.
2. Used on the consolidated tape to indicate the size of a transaction as a multiple of 100 shares: Gy 9s81.
3. Used in bond transaction tables in newspapers to separate a bond's coupon and year of maturity: Deere 9s01.
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Where Lean Six Sigma has been implemented, it's been successful, said Mike Kirby, deputy under secretary of the Army for business transformation.
Basically, Six Sigma operates on the principal that if you can measure the quantity of defects that result from a given process, you can then systematically determine how to eliminate the defects.
While Raytheon's application of Six Sigma tools to the development process is not new, the structured methodology being integrated into their IPDS will allow the toolset to be consistently deployed across the corporation.
GE Appliances' corporate communication team was convinced it could use the Six Sigma quality process to better "control" PR execution and ensure that media coverage always met or exceeded the team's targeted effectiveness/productivity measurements.
When it comes to procurement and supply-chain processes, we are increasingly combining Six Sigma and digitization.
CIENA's software-based, next-generation intelligent optical switching technologies help Sigma Networks redefine the industry's expectations for metro area interconnect services," said Gary Smith, president and CEO of CIENA.
Six Sigma works by reducing variations in processes, which are the unwanted abnormalities.
Sigma is probably already one of the first plastic processors to generate its own power.
Actual results could vary from those projected in the forward looking statements as a result of various factors, including worldwide economic conditions, changes in the customer's ability or desire to complete the rollout, consumer reaction to the new products and services being offered, the ability of Sigma to deliver sufficient quantity and quality of MPEG decoder chips, prices for the Sigma chips, alternative offerings by competitors, and the ability of the parties to work together successfully to achieve the rollout.
Six Sigma was pioneered by Bill Smith at Motorola in 1986.
According to Evan Miller, President of Hertzler Systems, this workshop is designed to share information about the latest software technology and how it can benefit the Six Sigma community.
LAS VEGAS -- Sigma Designs (Nasdaq: SIGM), a leader in digital media processing for consumer electronics, today announced the latest Blu-ray Disc players being demonstrated at this week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2007) are powered by Sigma media processors.