NAIC and SIC codes - these codes classify companies and business establishments based on their primary business activity.
Stock ticker symbol - this is the symbol used to identify a company on the stock market.
Stock Ticker. Office Clip Art, Photos and Animations. Retrieved November 10, 2012 from office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/results.aspx?qu=stock%ticker&ex=2#ai:MP900315872.
The system that reports trading on the stock exchange is called ticker tape. The name comes from machines used in the past that printed information by punching holes in paper tape, which made a ticking sound. Today all information is done by computers.
Ticker. (2006). In Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms. Retrieved November 10, 2010 from http://www.credoreference.com/entry/barronsfin/ticker.