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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

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 523120, Securities Brokerage:

  1. dealer stock security broker
  2. finance and insurance
  3. mutual fund share and security sale organization
  4. office stockbroker
  5. security and commodity contract intermediation and brokerage
  6. security broker dealer and flotation company
  7. security broker stock dealer
  8. security brokerage
  9. security brokerage naic
  10. security commodity contract and other financial investment and related activity
  11. security sale organization including mutual fund
  12. stock broker
  13. stock brokering
  14. stock security broker dealer
  15. stockbroker
  16. stockbroker office
  17. stockbroker security broker dealer


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