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Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

A board that assigns a nine-digit number to every stock and registered bond that trades in the United States. CUSIP is owned by the American Bankers Association and is operated by S&P. A CUSIP number facilitates trade and settlement by making each security unique from every other of the same class. CUSIP numbers are recorded in each trade.
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Committee on Uniform Securities Identifying Procedures (CUSIP).

The Committee on Uniform Securities Identifying Procedures (CUSIP) assigns codes and numbers to all securities traded in the United States.

The CUSIP identification number is used to track the securities when they are bought and sold. You'll find the CUSIP number on a confirmation statement from your broker, for example, and on the face of a stock certificate.

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Deutsche Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:KTF) (CUSIP number 25160C106) will become DWS Municipal Income Trust (CUSIP number 233368109) and Deutsche Strategic Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:KSM) (CUSIP number 25159F102) will become DWS Strategic Municipal Income Trust (CUSIP number 23342Q101).
-A dividend of USD 14.1250 per share (equivalent to USD .353125 per depositary share (NYSE: KEY.J)) on the corporation's outstanding Fixed Rate Perpetual Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series F (CUSIP #493267884), payable on September 16, 2019 to holders of record as of the close of business on September 3, 2019, for the period commencing on (and including) June 15, 2019 to (but excluding) September 15, 2019; and
Finally, GFOA encouraged the MSRB to consider certain types of transactions such as competitive sales where obtaining CUSIPs could deter the potential bid of a private placement.
Note that any stock transfer agent should be contacted regarding a name change as soon as a new CUSIP number is assigned, if not before.
The airline's variable voting shares currently trade on the TSX under the symbol 'WJA.A' and bear CUSIP number 960410306.
is removing the rating history for CUSIP 3134G3KS8 to reflect that this
A CUSIP is a 9-character alphanumeric code which identifies a North American financial security for the purposes of facilitating clearing and settlement of trades.
As a result, Markit moves prices for specific CUSIPS for specific reasons, in contrast to the common practice of moving prices for multiple bonds in a credit rating basket at the same time.
(OTC Pinksheets: BNPD), an oil and natural gas company, has received a new CUSIP number from Standard and Poor's.
The solution could be as simple as allowing or directing the Bank of New York Mellon to issue the CUSIP numbers not on the first of the month they are settled in, but rather on the day they are certified.
-- Ticker Mapping(SM) -- a proprietary software-driven process that adjusts historical data for corporate actions, including symbol and CUSIP changes, mergers/acquisitions, exchange listing changes, divestitures, etc.
The new site offers information related to transactions, including: "Today's Transactions," with links to a list of all the current day's transactions; "The Search Results Table" that lists dates, company name, CUSIP, a headline and a summary of the related transaction; "Alert & ADR/Global Symbols" denoting the latest update to a previously published transaction; and, definitions of Transaction and Taxability Codes.