NAICS 4 Digit Industry Group 5231

Industry Group 5231

NAICS 4 digit Industry Group 5231 – Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage

Definition of NAICS 4 digit industry group 5231: This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in putting capital at risk in the process of underwriting securities issues or in making markets for securities and commodities; and those acting as agents and/or brokers between buyers and sellers of securities and commodities, usually charging a commission.

Four Digit Industry Group Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group (Where you are now), 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If industry group 5231 does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 52: Finance and Insurance
    • Subsector 523: Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
      • Industry Group 5231: Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
        • Industry 52311: Investment Banking and Securities Dealing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 523110: Investment Banking and Securities Dealing
        • Industry 52312: Securities Brokerage
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 523120: Securities Brokerage
        • Industry 52313: Commodity Contracts Dealing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 523130: Commodity Contracts Dealing
        • Industry 52314: Commodity Contracts Brokerage
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 523140: Commodity Contracts Brokerage

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NAICS 4 Digit Industry Group 5231