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BA 442: Financial Markets and Institutions (Baim): Prices for Stocks and Stock Indices

This guide will help with your research.

Yahoo Finance

Stock Prices-Yahoo Finance

Example: I need current and historical stock price and dividend information for General Electric.

  • Type in either general motors or GM into the search box and click Get Quotes
  • Click the link for Historical Prices
  • Set the date range from October 12, 2019 to October12, 2020
  • Click Get Prices
  • You can download the data into Excel
  • Focus on the section for the adjusted close
  • Be sure to make sure to make note of the dividends (if the company issued them). Dividends are issued four times per year.

Stock Indexes Prices- Yahoo Finance

Example:  I need prices for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (or another stock index) from October 12, 2019 to October 12, 2020.

  • Click the link for Dow at the top of the screen
  • Click the link for Historical Prices
  • Set the date range for October 12, 2019 to October 12, 2020
  • Click the link for Get Prices