Associated Press Stocks Footnotes
cld - issue has been called for redemption by company
d -new intraday 52-week low
g - dividends paid in Canadian funds, PE not shown
h -Does not meet continued-listing standards
lf - late filing with SEC
n - stock was a new issue in the last year - the 52-week high and low figures are calculated from their start date
pf - preferred stock issue
pr - preferences
rs - stock has undergone a reverse stock split, decreasing outstanding shares by at least 50 percent within the past year
rt - right to buy security at a specified price
s - historical prices have been adjusted for a split or distribution of 20 percent or more in the last 12 months.
wi - trades will be settled when the stock is issued
wd - when distributed
wt - warrant, allowing a purchase of a stock
u - new intraday 52-week high
un - unit, including more than one security
v - Trading halted on primary market
vj - company in bankruptcy, receivership or being reorganized under the bankruptcy law - this appears in front of the name
a - extra dividends were paid, but are not included
b - annual rate plus stock
c - liquidating dividend
e - amount declared or paid in last 12 months
f -current annual rate, which was increased by most recent dividend announcement
i -sum of dividends paid after stock split, no regular rate
k -declared or paid this year - a cumulative issue with dividends in arrears
m -current annual rate, which was decreased by most recent dividend announcement
p -initial dividend, annual rate not known, yield not shown
r -declared or paid in preceding 12 months plus stock dividend
t -paid in stock, approximate cash value on ex-distribution date
MONEY MARKET FOOTNOTES:
a -yield may include capital gains or losses
b -fixed charges may vary, yield based on account size
c -primarily federally tax exempt securities
f -as of previous day
p -fund assets are used to pay distribution costs
q -stock is a closed-end fund - no P/E ratio shown
cc -P/E exceeds 99
dd -loss in last 12 months
x -ex-dividend - yesterday was the first day that the stock traded without the right to receive a dividend and the price change is adjusted to reflect that fact
y -ex-dividend and sales in total shares
z -sales are in total shares
LIPPER MUTUAL FOOTNOTES:
e -Ex capital gains distribution.
f -Previous day's quotation.
n -No front end load or contingent deferred sales load may apply.
p -Fund assets are used to pay fo r distribution costs- 12(b)(1) plan.
r -Redemption fee or contingent deferred sales load may apply.
s -Stock dividend or split.
t -Both p and r.
x -Ex cash dividen d.
For performance returns:
NA - not available.
NE - omitted because of inconsistent data.
NN - Fund does not wish to be tracked.
NS - Fund did not exist at start of period.
For total assets:
pm - previous month's total.
For expense ratio:
i - information not comparable to other funds because of expense structure.
MORNINGSTAR MUTUAL FOOTNOTES:
b -Fee covering market costs is paid from fund assets.
d -Deferred sales charge, or redemption fee.
f -front load (sales charges).
m -Multiple fees are charged, usually a marketing fee and either a sales or redemption fee.
NA -not available.
p -previous day´s net asset value.
s -fund split shares during the week.
x - fund paid a distribution during the week.
dc -Deep discount.
ec -European currency units.
f -Dealt in flat.
m -Matured bond negotiability impaired by maturity.
na -No accrual.
pr -Exchangeable into debentures.
rp -Reduced principal amount.
t -Floating rate.
wd -When distributed.
ww -with warrants.
x -Ex interests.
xw -Without warrants.
zr -Zero coupon.
kd -Danish Krone.
il -Italian lira.
vj -In bankruptcy or receivership or being reorganized under the Bankruptcy Act or securities assumed by such companies.
GOVERNMENT BOND FOOTNOTES:
Treasury Bonds / Notes:
none -treasury Bond issued before non-resident alien tax law
k -Treasury bond and non-resident aliens are exempt from federal withholding tax
p -Treasury note and non-resident aliens are exempt from federal withholding tax
a -US Treasury Security stripped interest (zero coupon)
b -US Treasury Bond stripped principal
c -US Treasury Note stripped