List of US stocks with sector information

Hi folks,
Where can I find a complete and current list of stocks and ETFs being traded in US markets (except for maybe pink sheets), along with the information on which sector/industry they belong to? For the sector/industry information, something standardized like GICS or ICB will be good. If not, even non-standard ones (like the categories defined by Yahoo) will do.

I have tried Amibroker’s “Update US symbol list and categories”, but it seems a bit outdated (Amiquotes gave error for certain symbols while downloading data for “Yahoo historical” saying they do not exist). [A second approach I tried was downloading lists of stocks trading on NYSE and NASDAQ from nasdaq.com (http://www.nasdaq.com/screening/company-list.aspx). The lists seem more complete, but in some cases, the sector/industry information between NYSE and NASDAQ seem inconsistent.]

Also, if I subscribe to a data service like Norgate or Tiingo, will I able able to obtain this information from there?

Thanks.

@artrader As a Norgate subscriber you do get sector information classified in a variety of ways. For an example you can look at this previous post

Wrong. The list is current (just few days old) and it comes from official NYSE/NASDAQ web sites. The fact that Yahoo (not AMiQuote, because AmiQuote just displays YAHOO messages) gives you error is NOT because the list is not current, but because YAHOO does not have quotation DATA for given symbol. But that is YAHOO problem. It does not mean that the symbol is wrong.

Along with @portfoliobuilder, I recommend Norgate Premium Data. I found trying to clean, organize and troubleshoot free data was a fulltime job in itself.

The sector/industry between exchanges has been inconsistent for literally years, but there's only 12 dupe tickers when I just checked a few minutes ago and both are assigned to the same industry. So the problem appears to have finally been fixed.

There's around 1533 non-common included, as well as warrants, secondary classes, etc. For a quick way to get at least OCOs tickers, its good. For anything more comprehensive, use the FTP site, but it will require a lot of processing.

Hello I have done several searches and consistently found that the best way to update newly listed stock symbols is to go to tools and update US symbol list and categories. I have done that - however, i dont see stocks like Lyft, Uber, TW, etc that are relatively new stocks.

Tomasz, did i miss something? are you able to see those stocks. (i use yahoo historical EOD data with amiquote subscription)

thanks!

Re-run it now and Uber and others will appear.

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thank you Tomasz!! yes I see # of stocks increased with new stocks like UBER and LYFT