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Understanding Symbols Ticker symbols for stocks denote a particular security, and are alphabetical in nature. Symbols can vary from 1 to 5 characters in length, with shorter symbols (1 to 3) typically denoting that they trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) or other listed exchange, while 4 and 5 character symbols indicate that the security trades on the NASDAQ. Examples: Preferred Stocks Preferred stocks are securities that provide a specific fixed dividend that is paid before any dividends are paid to common stock holders, and which are treated with preference over common stock in the event of liquidation. In most cases, unlike common stock, preferred stocks do not have voting rights and although preferred stock provides a set dividend, the dividend is not required to be paid if the company does not possess the financial ability.

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