Investor Glossary-xrtInvestor Glossary-xrtInvestor Glossary-xrtInvestor Glossary-xrtInsightful stock market charts - Click here
investor
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

XRT

The HTML to link to this page
 

The letters XRT are an abbreviation to signify that a security is trading ex-rights. Typically, the price of a security will drop as soon as the rights expire. To keep investors and traders informed, the letters XRT are placed immediately after a security's trading symbol and the symbol XRT is displayed directly on the electronic system known as the consolidated tape. The XRT symbol is displayed along with an array of other financial data. Before a security expires and receives the XRT designation, existing shareholders are given an opportunity to buy new shares at a discount. If they fail to buy, the security expires and receives the letters XRT. The buyer of a stock displayed with the XRT symbol is not entitled to any rights previously available. Buyers should always research why a security is trading XRT, before making a purchase.



Rate this XRT definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day


Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.


Popular Terms: real GDP, inflation, phantom income, liquidity ratio, per diem, retained earnings, FICO score, Key Rate Duration, Zero Cost Collar, deferred tax, covered put, labor relations, irrevocable trust, ex-dividend date, minority interest, option premium, command economy, 1031 exchange, 1035 exchange, 401a, dividends payable, risk management, current ratio, LIBOR, balance sheet, open position, VIX, implied volatility, EBITDA, in escrow, 144a, margin rate, stock market close, quality assurance, reverse mortgage, stock split, diluted share, wholly-owned subsidiary, required rate of return, average price per share, debt service coverage, APR, annual return, ex-dividend, cancelled check, deferred revenue, FTSE, limit order, class C shares


Home | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
Investor Glossary Index >>> # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
©2004-2014 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use