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X

Fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock symbol indicating that listing is a mutual fund.

X

1. A symbol appearing next to a stock listed on NASDAQ indicating that the share being traded is a mutual fund. All NASDAQ listings use a four-letter abbreviation; if an X or XD follows the abbreviation, this indicates that the share was a mutual fund.

2. A symbol appearing next to a stock indicating that the stock is being traded without its next dividend. This occurs when the company the stock represents declares that the next dividend is coming to the seller before he/she decides to sell it. A buyer purchasing such a stock begins to receive dividends the next time they are declared.

x

Used in stock transaction tables in newspapers to indicate a stock that trades ex-dividend or ex-rights: Gencp x212.
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The old man took the spear and threw it, but his hand was weak, and he cast so clumsily that it fell among the sons of Jikiza, who stood before Umslopogaas, causing them to open up to let it pass between them, and drawing the eyes of all ten of them to it.
At these words he rose, and went to a closet, from which he brought out ten basins, all covered with blue stuff.
Part of the property of the city of Telephonia consists of ten million poles, as many as would make a fence from New York to California, or put a stockade around Texas.
If I produce five archers who can out-shoot your ten, will you grant my men full grace and amnesty?
Adrienne counted out the money, and then found herself the mistress of just FOUR FRANCS TEN SOUS.
I should say to myself, Monk has foreseen that victory ten years.
The general style of the capote is the same in all the islands, and will remain so for the next ten thousand years, but each island shapes its capotes just enough differently from the others to enable an observer to tell at a glance what particular island a lady hails from.
Though but ten years old he was fully as strong as the average man of thirty, and far more agile than the most practiced athlete ever becomes.
I will not accept ten thousand roubles," said Burdovsky.
But let me see when but ten men shoot, for I wot he will be among the ten, or I know him not.
The contemporary reader has all the advantage of ten years' experience since this story was imagined.
After having had a preliminary sketch of the needed building made, we found that it would cost about ten thousand dollars.