H

DEFINITION of 'H'

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

BREAKING DOWN '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. G

    A Nasdaq stock symbol specifying that it is the first preferred ...
  2. D

    A Nasdaq stock symbol specifying that the stock is a new issue. ...
  3. A

    A Nasdaq stock symbol specifying that the stocks are Class "A" ...
  4. F

    A Nasdaq stock symbol specifying that the stock is a foreign ...
  5. U

    A Nasdaq stock symbol specifying that the issue is in units. ...
  6. K

    A Nasdaq stock symbol specifying that the stock has no voting ...
Related Articles
  1. Personal Finance

    The Evolution Of Ticker Symbols

    The stock market has changed dramatically since its inception, but the use of ticker symbols has remained largely unchanged.
  2. Trading Strategies

    Simulator How-To Guide: Ticker Symbol Look Up

    As you noticed while you were buying shares of Wal-Mart, all brokerages (simulated or not) require you to input the company's stock symbol to place any trade. In fact, all stock exchanges ...
  3. Bonds & Fixed Income

    A Primer On Preferred Stocks

    Offering both income and relative security, these uncommon shares may work for you.
  4. Trading Strategies

    What You Need To Know About Preferred Stock

    Curious about preferred shares? Here's what you should know about these bond-like instruments.
  5. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    The True Risks Behind Preferred Stock ETFs (PFF, FPE)

    Consider the risks of investing in preferred stocks, including lack of diversification and sector risks in preferred stock ETFs.
  6. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Looking for Yield? Check Out This Preferred Stock ETF (PFF)

    Take a look at a review of the performance of the most popular preferred stock ETF, the iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF from BlackRock.
  7. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    PFF vs. PGX: Which Preferred Stock ETF is Better?

    Get a review and analysis of the two most popular preferred stock ETFs for investors looking for yield to consider adding to their portfolio.
  8. Stock Analysis

    Prefer Dividends? Why Not Look At Preferred Stock?

    Preferred stock is an under-used option for income-seeking investors.
  9. Stock Analysis

    Invest In Your ABCs

    Can investing in a portolio of 10 stocks whose symbols use only one letter actually outperform the S&P 500? You bet, and we'll show you how.
  10. Stock Analysis

    How Nasdaq Continues To Innovate

    For centuries, a stock market was a physical arena where buyers and sellers traded shares. Then the NASDAQ opened and changed everything.
RELATED FAQS
  1. How does preferred stock differ from company issued bonds?

    Discover the primary differences between preferred stock and corporate bonds, two income-generating investment vehicles issued ... Read Answer >>
  2. Can preferred stocks be traded like common stocks? Are their prices the same?

    First, let's look at the differences and similarities between common stocks and preferred stocks. Both represent a piece ... Read Answer >>
  3. Do hedge funds have ticker symbols?

    Discover whether or not hedge funds have ticker symbols, where you can find ticker symbols and the significance of a ticker ... Read Answer >>
  4. Why would a company issue preference shares instead of common shares?

    Learn about some reasons that corporations might issue preference shares and why investors might value them more than common ... Read Answer >>
  5. What is common stock and preferred stock?

    Learn about the differences between common and preferred shares. Explore situations where preferred shares have more favorable ... Read Answer >>
  6. What is the difference between the equity market and the stock market?

    Discover the basic information about the equity, or stock, market and the two primary classifications of equities that are ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Demand Curve

    The demand curve is a graphical representation of the relationship between the price of a good or service and the quantity ...
  2. Goldilocks Economy

    An economy that is not so hot that it causes inflation, and not so cold that it causes a recession. This term is used to ...
  3. White Squire

    Very similar to a "white knight", but instead of purchasing a majority interest, the squire purchases a lesser interest in ...
  4. MACD Technical Indicator

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (or MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between ...
  5. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  6. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
Trading Center