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What is 'Q'

A Nasdaq stock symbol specifying that a particular stock is in bankruptcy proceedings.

Explaining 'Q'

Nasdaq-listed securities have four or five characters. If a fifth letter appears, it identifies the issue as other than a single issue of common stock or capital stock.


Further Reading


Economics and finance: q-statistical stylized features galore
www.mdpi.com [PDF]
Abstract The Boltzmann–Gibbs (BG) entropy and its associated statistical mechanics were generalized, three decades ago, on the basis of the nonadditive entropy S q (q∈ R), which recovers the BG entropy in the q→ 1 limit. The optimization of S q under appropriate simple …

Economics, finance and development in ChinaEconomics, finance and development in China
www.emerald.com [PDF]
Abstract The Boltzmann–Gibbs (BG) entropy and its associated statistical mechanics were generalized, three decades ago, on the basis of the nonadditive entropy S q (q∈ R), which recovers the BG entropy in the q→ 1 limit. The optimization of S q under appropriate simple …

Testing Q theory with financing frictionsTesting Q theory with financing frictions
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Abstract The Boltzmann–Gibbs (BG) entropy and its associated statistical mechanics were generalized, three decades ago, on the basis of the nonadditive entropy S q (q∈ R), which recovers the BG entropy in the q→ 1 limit. The optimization of S q under appropriate simple …

A Unified Theory of Tobin's A Unified Theory of Tobin's 
onlinelibrary.wiley.com [PDF]
Abstract The Boltzmann–Gibbs (BG) entropy and its associated statistical mechanics were generalized, three decades ago, on the basis of the nonadditive entropy S q (q∈ R), which recovers the BG entropy in the q→ 1 limit. The optimization of S q under appropriate simple …

Corporate finance side of the Q theory of investmentCorporate finance side of the Q theory of investment
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Abstract The Boltzmann–Gibbs (BG) entropy and its associated statistical mechanics were generalized, three decades ago, on the basis of the nonadditive entropy S q (q∈ R), which recovers the BG entropy in the q→ 1 limit. The optimization of S q under appropriate simple …

An empirical comparison of published replication research in accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketingAn empirical comparison of published replication research in accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
Abstract The Boltzmann–Gibbs (BG) entropy and its associated statistical mechanics were generalized, three decades ago, on the basis of the nonadditive entropy S q (q∈ R), which recovers the BG entropy in the q→ 1 limit. The optimization of S q under appropriate simple …

Political connections, financing and firm performance: Evidence from Chinese private firmsPolitical connections, financing and firm performance: Evidence from Chinese private firms
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
Abstract The Boltzmann–Gibbs (BG) entropy and its associated statistical mechanics were generalized, three decades ago, on the basis of the nonadditive entropy S q (q∈ R), which recovers the BG entropy in the q→ 1 limit. The optimization of S q under appropriate simple …

Pathways to randomness in the economy: emergent nonlinearity and chaos in economics and financePathways to randomness in the economy: emergent nonlinearity and chaos in economics and finance
www.jstor.org [PDF]
Abstract The Boltzmann–Gibbs (BG) entropy and its associated statistical mechanics were generalized, three decades ago, on the basis of the nonadditive entropy S q (q∈ R), which recovers the BG entropy in the q→ 1 limit. The optimization of S q under appropriate simple …

On economics and financeOn economics and finance
www.jstor.org [PDF]
Abstract The Boltzmann–Gibbs (BG) entropy and its associated statistical mechanics were generalized, three decades ago, on the basis of the nonadditive entropy S q (q∈ R), which recovers the BG entropy in the q→ 1 limit. The optimization of S q under appropriate simple …

Comparative advantage, demand for external finance, and financial developmentComparative advantage, demand for external finance, and financial development
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
Abstract The Boltzmann–Gibbs (BG) entropy and its associated statistical mechanics were generalized, three decades ago, on the basis of the nonadditive entropy S q (q∈ R), which recovers the BG entropy in the q→ 1 limit. The optimization of S q under appropriate simple …



Q&A About Q


What do you need to know about the fourth and fifth letters of Nasdaq security symbols?

The fourth and fifth letters identify whether the issue is single-stock or multiple-stock, respectively.

How many different types of securities can be identified by their symbols on the NASDAQ exchange?

Four different types of securities can be identified by their symbols on the NASDAQ exchange; these include common stocks, preferred stocks, bonds, and warrants .

How many characters are there in a Nasdaq security symbol?

There are four or five characters. If there is an additional fifth character, it identifies the issue as other than single issues of common stock or capital stock.

What does the letter "Q" stand for?

The letter "Q" stands for bankruptcy.

Which type of security has four letters in its symbol?

Warrants have four letters (or more)in theirsymbols .

Which type of security has only one letter in its symbol?

Common stocks have only one letter in their symbols .

Which type of security has three letters in its symbol?

Bonds have three letters in their symbols .

Which type of security has two letters in its symbol?

Preferred stocks have two letters in their symbols .