H

AAA

DEFINITION of 'H'

A Nasdaq stock symbol specifying that it is the second preferred bond of the company.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'H'

Nasdaq-listed securities have four or five characters. If a fifth letter appears, it identifies the issue as other than a single issue of common stock or capital stock.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Nasdaq

    A global electronic marketplace for buying and selling securities, ...
  2. Convertible Bond

    A bond that can be converted into a predetermined amount of the ...
  3. Stock Symbol

    A unique series of letters assigned to a security for trading ...
  4. Paid Syndication

    Web syndication is the promotion or inclusion of content on a ...
  5. Controlled Insurance Program (CIP)

    An insurance policy which consolidates coverage for contractors ...
  6. Chain Ladder Method (CLM)

    A method for calculating the claims reserve requirement in an ...
RELATED FAQS
  1. How much of the profitability in the Internet sector is concentrated in the few major ...

    Outside of any limiting, narrow interpretations concerning what constitutes the Internet sector, there is very little industry ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. What is the difference between consumer surplus and economic surplus?

    The consumer surplus is the difference between the highest price a consumer is willing to pay and the actual market price ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. What techniques are most useful for hedging exposure to the banking sector?

    The banking sector moves in the same direction as the broader market, but its volatility is much lower. The sector's stability ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. How is accounting in the United States different from international accounting?

    Despite major efforts by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, or FASB, and the International Accounting Standards Board, ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. How important are seasonal trends in the automotive sector?

    The automotive industry has some definite seasonal trends, with peak demand occurring in the spring and fall, and lowest ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. How do I find the information needed for input into the Dividend Discount Model (DDM)?

    Analysts and investors should utilize a company’s financial statements, stock information websites and any number of analysis ... Read Full Answer >>
Related Articles
  1. Economics

    What is Adverse Selection?

    Adverse selection occurs when one party in a transaction has more information than the other, especially in insurance and finance-related activities.
  2. Economics

    Explaining Brand Equity

    The value premium that a company realizes from a product with a recognizable name as compared to its generic equivalent.
  3. Economics

    What is a Capital Account?

    Capital account is an economic term that refers to the net change in investment and asset ownership for a nation.
  4. Economics

    Understanding Carrying Value

    Carrying value is the value of an asset as listed on a company’s balance sheet. Carrying value is the same as book value.
  5. Fundamental Analysis

    Explaining Expected Return

    The expected return is a tool used to determine whether or not an investment has a positive or negative average net outcome.
  6. Economics

    What is a Fiduciary?

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person (or people) to manage assets.
  7. Economics

    Understanding the Fisher Effect

    The Fisher effect states that the real interest rate equals the nominal interest rate minus the expected inflation rate.
  8. Fundamental Analysis

    Explaining the Geometric Mean

    The average of a set of products, the calculation of which is commonly used to determine the performance results of an investment or portfolio.
  9. Economics

    International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

    International Financial Reporting Standards are accounting rules and guidelines governing the reporting of different types of accounting transactions.
  10. Economics

    Explaining Property, Plant and Equipment

    Property, plant and equipment are company assets that are vital to business operations, but not easily liquidated.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Venture-Capital-Backed IPO

    The selling to the public of shares in a company that has previously been funded primarily by private investors. The alternative ...
  2. Merger Arbitrage

    A hedge fund strategy in which the stocks of two merging companies are simultaneously bought and sold to create a riskless ...
  3. Market Failure

    An economic term that encompasses a situation where, in any given market, the quantity of a product demanded by consumers ...
  4. Unsystematic Risk

    Company or industry specific risk that is inherent in each investment. The amount of unsystematic risk can be reduced through ...
  5. Security Market Line - SML

    A line that graphs the systematic, or market, risk versus return of the whole market at a certain time and shows all risky ...
  6. Tangible Net Worth

    A measure of the physical worth of a company, which does not include any value derived from intangible assets such as copyrights, ...
Trading Center