Definitions Starting with "X"

X

X is an extension to a ticker symbol. It denotes that the security is a mutual fund. Read more

X-Efficiency

X-efficiency describes a company's inability to get the maximum output for its inputs due to a lack of competitive pressure. Economist Harvey Leibenstein, a Harvard professor who studied the psychological aspects of economics, first used the term. Read more

X-Mark Signature

An X-mark signature is a mark made by a person who is not able to sign his or her name. Let's say John Doe suffers a traumatic brain injury and can no longer read or write. Read more

XBRL

XBRL stands for Extensible Business Reporting Language. XBRL is a code through which companies and other entities can communicate business information. Read more

XD

XD is a symbol to indicate that a security is trading ex-dividend. The ex-dividend date is the day on which all shares bought and sold no longer come attached with the right to receive the most recently declared dividend. Read more

XDIS

XDIS is a symbol to indicate that a security is trading ex-dividend (or ex-distribution, as the abbreviation suggests). The ex-dividend date is the day on which all shares bought and sold no longer come attached with the right to receive the most recently declared dividend. Read more

Xenocurrency

Xenocurrency is a currency that trades in foreign markets. For example, Euros trade in American markets, making the Euro a xenocurrency. Read more

Xetra

Xetra is a trading system owned by the Deutsche Borse (German stock exchange). Started in 1997, about 250 participants (mostly brokerages, dealers, and market makers) in 19 countries use Xetra, which is an electronic trading system for stocks, bonds, warrants, ETFs and other securities. Read more

XPO

An XPO is a perpetual option. An option gives the holder the right, but not the obligation, to purchase (or sell) 100 units of a particular underlying security at a specified strike price on or before the option's expiration date. Read more

XRT

XRT is an extension to a ticker symbol. It denotes that the security is trading without rights. Read more

XW

XW is a ticker-symbol extension that signifies that a stock is trading ex-warrant. Warrants are securities that give the holder the right, but not the obligation, to buy a certain number of securities (usually the issuer's common stock) at a certain price before a certain time. Read more