Each publicly traded common stock in the U.S. receives a short abbreviation that identifies it, known as its stock symbol or stock ticker symbol. Some stocks have single-letter ticker symbols while others may have up to five. Letters that appear after a ticker provide additional information. For instance, the letter "Q" after a ticker signifies that the company is in bankruptcy.
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