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Share Market Prices

Understanding the Stock Market Quote page

Stock Symbol: A stock symbol or ticker symbol is an abbreviation used to uniquely identify publicly traded shares of a particular stock on a particular stock market.

Stock / Company Name & Symbol: The stock display name and the Stock Symbol is shown at the top of the page.

Last Trade Price: The last trade price is shown at the top of the page, below the Stock / Company Name & Symbol.

Price Change: The change in price for the day is shown at the top of the page, below the Last Trade Price. This is the difference between the Last Trade Price and the Prev Close price. The change is reported as "0" if the stock hasn't traded today or no data is available.

Stock Exchange: The exchange the stock is traded on.

Last Trade: The last trade date and time, in Eastern Standard Time (UTC -05:00).

Prev Close: The closing price for the trading day prior to the last trade reported.

Open: The opening price of the day - the first transaction of the day for that security or commodity.

Bid / Ask: The price that buyers (usually market makers or brokers) are willing to pay and the sellers asked price.

Day's Range: A price range showing the lowest and highest trade prices of the day.

Volume: The number of shares traded during the current or most recent trading day.

Market Cap: Market capitalization is a measure of the value of a company, calculated by multiplying the number of outstanding shares by the current price per share.

PE Ratio: A valuation ratio calculated by dividing the current market price by trailing 12-month Earnings Per Share.

Avg Volume: Average daily volume is the monthly average of the cumulative trading volume during the last 3 months divided by 22 days.

Price/Sales Ratio: A valuation ratio calculated by dividing the current market price by trailing 12-month total revenues. Often used to value unprofitable companies.

Price/Book Ratio: A valuation ratio calculated by dividing the current market price by the most recent quarter's Book Value Per Share.

Book Value Per Share: This is defined as the common shareholder's equity divided by the shares outstanding at the end of the most recent fiscal quarter.

EPS Est Next QTR: An analyst's estimate for a company's next quarter earnings.

Short Ratio: This represents the number of days it would take to cover the Short Interest if trading continued at the average daily volume for the month. It is calculated as the Short Interest for the current month divided by the Avg Volume.

50d Moving Avg: A simple moving average that is calculated by dividing the sum of the closing prices in the last 50 trading days by 50.

Holdings Value: The value of anticipated dividends to be paid on an asset over a given period of time.

Holdings Gain: A gain that occurs by holding an asset.

Shares Owned: The amount of shares owned by insiders.

Dividend Date: The payment date for a declared dividend.

Ex-Dividend Date: The first day of trading when the seller, rather than the buyer, of a stock is entitled to the most recently announced dividend payment. The date set by the NYSE (and generally followed on other U.S. exchanges) is currently two business days before the record date.

Dividend Per Share: Shows the yearly dividend payout (cash payout) amount per share.

Dividend Yield: Shows the yearly dividend payout amount per share as a percentage of share price.

Earnings Per Share: The EPS is an valuation ratio, calculated by dividing a company's total earnings by the number of outstanding shares.

EBITDA: The accounting acronym EBITDA stands for "Earnings Before Interest, Tax, Depreciation, and Amortization".

1y Target Est: The 1-year target price estimate represents the median target price as forecast by analysts covering the stock.

Year's Range: A price range showing the lowest and highest trade prices that occurred during the last 52 weeks.

200d Moving Avg: A simple moving average that is calculated by dividing the sum of the closing prices in the last 200 trading days by 200.

EPS Est Cur Year: An analyst's estimate for a company's annual earnings.

EPS Est Next Year: An analyst's estimate for a company's annual earnings for the next year.

Annualized Gain: The amount of appreciation of an investment during a 12-month period. If an investment appreciates 1.5% during one month, the annualized gain is 18%, which is 12 multiplied by 1.5 percent.

PEG Ratio: A forward-looking measure rather than typical earnings growth measures, which look back in time (historical). It's used to measure a stock's valuation against its projected 5-yr growth rate.

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