Stock listing

AngieThis is a stock listing you might see in a newspaper.

Portion of a stock listing with a stock symbol column, a dividend column, a column with the header LAST that shows the current share price, and a column labeled CHG that shows the change in share price from the previous day.

AngieKeep reading to learn more about what each column means.

Stock symbol: The symbol is an abbreviation of the company name, usually up to four letters long.

DIV: Some companies pay dividends on their stock. A dividend is part of a company’s earnings, paid to shareholders.

LAST: Current or most recent share price of the stock.

CHG: Change in the share price from the previous day.

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