Many financial publications and websites offer users the ability to look up the ticker symbols of individual stocks. Financial websites, such as, and provide features that allow ... More » Business & Finance Investing

Visit a finance website's stock information page, and enter the name of the company into the appropriate field, notes Marketwatch. Choose the country in which the company is incorporated, and choose the type of investmen... More » Business & Finance Investing

The stock ticker symbol for Wal-Mart is WMT on both the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq. In 1970, Wal-Mart became publicly traded, and its first stock sold for $16.50 per share. More » Business & Finance Investing

Online financial publications such as MarketWatch and Bloomberg Business list ticker symbols for stocks, bonds and mutual funds, according to their sites. Both publications allow users to look up the symbol for any stock... More » Business & Finance Investing

The S&P 500 index ticker symbols were first introduced on March 4, 1957, when Standard & Poor's created the index to track the performance of the stocks of 500 of the most important U.S. companies, according to Reuters. ... More »

A real time stock ticker is a live report of price changes for many different types of stocks or bonds that are traded in various stock markets. In the past, stock tickers were printed on paper. Currently, stock tickers ... More » Business & Finance Investing

One stock ranked among the highest yielding dividend stocks is Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Brazil Hedged Equity Fund, currently priced at $9.93 per share, which goes by the ticker DBBR and last paid a dividend of $4.62, whi... More » Business & Finance Investing