How do you look up stock ticker symbols?


Quick Answer

Many financial publications and websites offer users the ability to look up the ticker symbols of individual stocks. Financial websites, such as MarketWatch.com, EODdata.com and Bloomberg.com provide features that allow users to enter a company’s name, then click search for a list of available ticker symbols.

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EODdata lists the ticker symbols for all companies that trade on the New York Stock Exchange in alphabetical order. The list contains real-time stock prices, including the high and low price for the trading day. MarketWatch and Bloomberg provide a search feature using only the name of individual companies. For example, a user can enter Apple into the company data box, select the type of security and click search, and the result lists the full name, ticker symbol and an interactive chart.

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