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2012 Edition

national industry 523120

Securities Brokerage


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in acting as agents (i.e., brokers) between buyers and sellers in buying or selling securities on a commission or transaction fee basis.

The immediate parent of national industry 523120 is international industry 52312: Securities Brokerage

Illustrative Examples

  • Mutual fund agencies (i.e., brokerages) Stock brokerages
  • Securities brokerages

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in investment banking and securities dealing (i.e., buying or selling securities on their own account) are classified in Industry 523110, Investment Banking and Securities Dealing.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 523120
2007 523120
2012 523120
2017 523120
2022 523150

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 6211 - Security Brokers, Dealers, and Flotation Companies

Insurance Industry Mappings

Mappings are not available for this combination of NAICS code and edition.


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