Why does a company need a stock symbol?

Answer A company needs a stock symbol, also called a ticker symbol or trading symbol, to identify its stock in an abbreviated form. The stock symbol takes up less space than using the company's name in ne... Read More »

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How do i find a company's stock symbol?

Using MSN Money CentralVisit MSN Money Central. Under box three, type in the name of the company whose stock symbol you seek. Click "Go." View the company's stock symbol.Using Yahoo FinanceVisit th... Read More »

What company uses PERY as its stock symbol?

Perry Ellis International uses the stock symbol PERY on the NASDAQ. Perry Ellis International is an apparel company based in Miami, Florida. The company maintains 32 brands that are carried in majo... Read More »

What company does the stock symbol ge stand for?

The symbol GE on the New York Stock Exchange stands for General Electric Co. General Electric is a technology, media and financial services company that was founded in 1890 by Thomas Edison as the ... Read More »

What Does .Pk Mean After a Stock Symbol?

The .PK after a stock symbol indicates the stock is a "pink sheet" stock. The term pink sheets is a leftover from the days before stock prices were available from electronic sources. Stock quotes f... Read More »