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Stock symbol

Ticker Symbol

A series of letters, often an abbreviation, that represents a stock, option, mutual fund, or other security that trades on an exchange. A ticker symbol allows securities to be listed on an exchange's overhead board conveniently and provides a useful reference for traders and investors. NASDAQ ticker symbols have four letters, while those on the NYSE have no more than three. Mutual fund ticker symbols sometimes include numbers. Examples of ticker symbols include F, for Ford, and MSFT, for Microsoft.

stock symbol

The letter or sequence of letters used to identify a security. For example, on the consolidated tape, T is used for AT&T Corporation, CVG for Convergys Corporation, and XOM for ExxonMobil. Symbols are also used to identify securities on video display terminals.
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Now click on the Trading Stock page and highlight the range where the stock symbols are placed (see exhibit 1).
Our new stock symbol, 'CADE,' completes the consolidation of our corporate name under the Cadence brand," stated Lewis F.
We are delighted to have our new name and new stock symbol now.
As a result of the delay in filing the Form 10-QSB, the Company expects its stock symbol will be temporarily changed to SPRXE.
announces that they will commence trading publicly on the NASDAQ Pink Sheets as stock symbol VKPW.
Stock Symbol:EVFB) announced today that its shares began trading under the new stock symbol EVFB.
SAN DIEGO -- Unico Incorporated (OTCBB:UNCNE) today announced that due to a delay in the filing of its Form 10-QSB Quarterly Report, the company's stock symbol has temporarily changed from UNCN to UNCNE.
TSXV:CXF) is pleased to announce that the common shares of the Corporation will be listed and posted for trading on the TSX at the opening on Thursday, September 22, 2005, in the Industrial category, pursuant to a certificate of amendment dated September 12, 2005, and under the new stock symbol RLC.
As the Form 10-QSB has now been filed, the Company anticipates that the stock symbol should be corrected shortly on the NASD Inc's OTCBB.