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Fifth letter of a NASDAQ stock symbol specifying that the issue is the company's fourth class of preferred shares.


1. A symbol (M) indicating that a bond has matured. It is used most often on transaction tables in a newspaper.

2. A symbol (M) indicating that the dividend on a stock has been reduced by a certain amount. It is used most often on transaction tables in a newspaper.

3. A symbol (m) indicating that the closing price of a security is lower than the closing price of the previous trading day.

4. A symbol (m) indicating the percentage by which the net asset value per share of a closed-end investment company exceeds its share price.

5. A symbol for 1,000.


1. Used in bond transaction tables in newspapers to indicate a bond that has matured and is no longer drawing interest: Cuba 4 1/2 77m.
2. Used in the dividend column of stock transaction tables of newspapers to indicate an annual dividend rate that is reduced on the last declaration date: .20m.
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Its reasoning seems to be (although it is admittedly unclear on this point) that M's returns for several years did not reflect the amounts that M actually owed, because M did not pay the assessment penalties.
In the instant case, the value of the charitable bequest was not ascertainable at the time of M's death.
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M's remaining three statements in this example are also implicit validation of students' answers.
A regularly reviewed M's outstanding payroll tax liability with V.
PQD-02 was drilled along Line 150 approximately 60 m's south-east of the pit.
HMI's key employees, which included R and M's son, Todd Hurst (T), were convinced that their jobs would be eliminated if the company were sold.
We are excited to unveil Busch's new 'Inner M' ad and celebrate his birthday," said Michele Kessler, vice president, marketing, Mars Snackfood US.