CUSIP Search


CUSIP is short for Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures. The CUSIP number identifies most securities and includes stocks of all registered US and CA companies, and US government and municipal bonds. The CUSIP system is owned by the American Bankers Association and operated by Standard & Poor’s handles the clearing and settlement process of securities.

CUSIP consists of 9 characters that uniquely identify a company or issuer and the type of security.