Help - Ticker Symbol

A ticker symbol is a sequence of letters representing and identifying a specific company or report. In the table of research reports, clicking on the Symbol column heading will list all reports related to that symbol.

On the Research screen, you may enter the symbol of the company in which you are interested in Ticker Symbol. Just enter the company symbol and click on Search.

The following lists specific reports published by Baird’s Research Analysis groups, followed by the report symbol (in parentheses) and a description of the report. Enter the report symbol in Ticker Symbol and click on Search to display a list of the requested report, arranged by date.

Baird Morning Meeting Notes (-MMN)
Published daily, this report is a summary of commentary from Baird’s morning analyst meeting. Contains action-oriented information, including rating changes, estimate revisions, quarterly earnings reviews, updates, etc.

Baird Recommended Portfolio (-REC)
Contains our Investment Policy Committee’s favorite investment recommendations from Baird’s research universe, as well as our national research resources. Recommendations are broken into four investment categories, which include Income, Growth, Value and Aggressive Commitments. The monthly Recommended Portfolio and changes to the portfolio are published monthly. Performance reports are published at mid-year and year-end.

Investment Strategy Outlook (-MKT)
This monthly report reviews our outlook for the stock market and economy, asset allocation recommendations, and recommended portfolio.

Market Commentary (-BB)
This bi-weekly commentary contains market insight and portfolio strategies from Baird’s Chief Investment Strategist.

Equity Idea List and State Database Reports (-PCR)
Published every other Friday, the Equity Idea List is a "shopping list" of approximately 100 currently attractive investment ideas, based on fundamental outlook, technical analysis, and price-appreciation potential. A database of almost 1,000 recommended stocks from Baird and our national research sources is used to derive this timely investment list, sorted by industry sector. The report also includes an updated market commentary and technical analysis by industry sector.

Our current State Database Reports include comprehensive universes of all publicly traded companies with a market capitalization exceeding $25 million and a stock price of at least $5.00 within each state. Baird currently publishes quarterly State Database Reports for Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

Technical Commentary (-BB)
This bi-weekly commentary provides an assessment of the technical influences on the stock market from Baird's Associate Investment Strategist.

Weekly Economic Fact Sheet and Review (-MKT)
Published weekly by Baird's Chief Investment Strategist.

Weekly Index of All Baird Research Notes (-RES)
A review of the headlines from all Baird Research Notes published during a given week. Also includes a list of recently published research reports.