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