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52-Week High
The highest price of a security within the last 52 weeks.

52-Week Low
The lowest price of a security within the last 52 weeks.

52-Week Range
The highest and lowest price of a security within the last 52 weeks.

Change
The amount a stock price has changed since the prior trading day's close.

Current
The current market value of an index. Quotes are delayed at least 20 minutes.

Description
The company name or mutual fund name.

Div Pay Date
The date the dividend is paid.

Dividend Rate
Most recent quarterly cash dividend paid per share, annualized.

Dividend Yield
The stock's annual dividend per share, divided by its market price per share. For example, a stock that sells for $60 per share and pays an annual dividend of $2 per share has a dividend yield of 3.30%.

EPS
Earnings per share. A company's net income divided by the total number of outstanding shares.

Exchange
An organization or place where securities are traded. The most common exchanges and their abbreviations are:

Abbreviation Full Name
AMEX AMERICAN
AMEX CONSL AMERICAN CONSOLIDATED ISSUES
AMEX EMERG AMERICAN EMERGING COMPANIES
BOSTON BOSTON
CALGARY CALGARY
CINCINNATI CINCINNATI
INSTINET INSTINET
MIDWEST MIDWEST
MONTREAL MONTREAL
NASDAQ NM NMS NASDAQ
NASDAQ SC NON-NMS NASDAQ
OTCBB FINRA OTC BULLETIN BOARD
NYSE NEW YORK
NYSE CONSL NEW YORK CONSOLIDATED ISSUES
PACIFIC PACIFIC
PHILLY PHILADELPHIA
THIRD MKT THIRD MARKET
TORONTO TORONTO
VANCOUVER VANCOUVER
CHI BD OPT CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS
REUTER COM REUTERS-COMPUTED
PINK SHEET PINK SHEET

Ex-Div Date
The day on or after which the buyer of a common stock is not entitled to a previously declared dividend.

Index
An average used to measure and report changes in the value of specific, widely-traded stocks. These indexes are thought to be industry indicators, so any movement, up or down, is considered representative of all markets.

Last Trade
The most recent price and time at which a security was traded.

NAV (Net Asset Value)
The amount per share you would receive if you sold your shares (less any sales charge, if applicable).

P/E Ratio
Price to earnings ratio -- The price of a stock, divided by its trailing 4 quarters earnings per share. For example, a stock selling for $20 per share that has a $1 per share in earnings has a P/E of 20.

Previous Close
The last price at which a security was traded, before the close of the market.

Price
The approximate price of the security on the date indicated. We receive pricing information from an outside provider, so the price may not be the exact market price. Contact your financial advisor* if you need the exact price.

Symbol
An abbreviation assigned by the stock exchanges to refer to a security. For example, XRX is the symbol for Xerox.

Time
The time at which the last quote was obtained. All times are Central Time (CT) unless otherwise noted.

Today's High
The highest price a security was traded for on the current day.

Today's Low
The lowest price a security was traded for on the current day.

Volume
The number of shares traded.