Name History Array Codes

Share Type

A share type code contains two digits. The first digit describes the type of security traded.

The second digit describes more detailed information about the type of security.

Share Type - First Digit

Code Definition
1 Ordinary Common Shares
2 Certificates, Americus Trust Components (Prime, Score, & Units)*
3 ADRs (American Depositary Receipts)
4 SBIs (Shares Of Beneficial Interest)
7 Units (Depositary Units, Units Of Beneficial Interest, Units Of Limited Partnership Interest, Depositary Receipts, etc.), Exchange Traded Funds**

Note: *Americus Trust Components are exclusive to First Digit 2 and Second Digit 3.

Note: **Exchange Traded Funds are exclusive to First Digit 7 and Second Digit 3.

Share Type - Second Digit

Code Definition
0 Securities Which Have Not Been Further Defined
1 Securities Which Need Not Be Further Defined
2 Companies Incorporated Outside The U.S
3 Americus Trust Components (Prime, Score, & Units)*, Exchange Traded Funds**
4 Closed-End Funds and Unit Investment Trusts
5 Closed-End Fund Companies Incorporated Outside The US
8 REIT’s (Real Estate Investment Trusts)

Note: *Americus Trust Components are exclusive to First Digit 2 and Second Digit 3.

Note: **Exchange Traded Funds are exclusive to First Digit 7 and Second Digit 3.

North American Security Exchange & Index Codes

The following is a list of codes for major North American security exchanges and indexes found in the CRSP data files:

Code Exchange Name
-2 Halted By NYSE Or NYSE MKT
-1 Suspended By NYSE, NYSE MKT, or NASDAQ
0 Not Trading On NYSE, NYSE MKT, or NASDAQ
1 NYSE
2 NYSE MKT
3 NASDAQ
4 Arca
5 Mutual Funds (As Quoted By NASDAQ)
10 Boston Stock Exchange
13 Chicago Stock Exchange
16 Pacific Stock Exchange
17 Philadelphia Stock Exchange
19 Toronto Stock Exchange
20 Over-The-Counter (Non-NASDAQ Dealer Quotations)
31 When-Issued Trading On NYSE
32 When-Issued Trading On NYSE MKT
33 When-Issued Trading On NASDAQ
34 When-Issued Trading On Arca