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X

What it is:

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

How it works (Example):

For example, Vanguard offers a variety of mutual funds. The tickers end in X.

Why it Matters:

Many companies have several different types of securities listed. Extensions help investors understand which securities are which.