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A symbol appearing next to a stock listed on NASDAQ indicating that the share being traded comes with a right. All NASDAQ listings use a four letter abbreviation; if an R follows the abbreviation this indicates that the share has rights attached to it.
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1. Used in the dividend column of stock transaction tables in newspapers to indicate the amount of dividends declared or paid in the preceding 12 months plus a stock dividend: PE Cp .25r.
2. Used in mutual fund transaction tables in newspapers to indicate funds that levy a deferred sales charge when shares are sold: IDS Inc r.
3. Used in bond transaction tables in newspapers to indicate a registered security. Although most bonds are registered, this symbol is used when a distinction is necessary, as when a bond trades in registered and in bearer form: NoPac 3.47r.
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