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Why does Yahoo Finance and Google Finance not match historical prices?

Was working on a different question to ask on here, and realized I might be completely wrong when I realized the historical data on Yahoo and Google are completely different. Therefore I have no idea ...
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How to find historical stock price for a de-listed or defunct company?

With services like Google Finance or Yahoo Finance it is very convenient to find the historical stock price metric of a listed company, but if the company is not listed, I can't find the data. For ...
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What does a stock's quoted value represent?

According to Yahoo Finance, a single stock in Alphabet Inc. is worth 898.7 USD as of this writing. Question: What does the price of $898.7 reflect? I can imagine the price is one of the following ...
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How does Yahoo finance adjust stock data for splits and dividends?

When a data provider like Yahoo finance says that the closing price is adjusted for splits and dividends, what does that mean? A split will increase/ decrease the price by the split ratio, and a ...
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Why pay for end-of-day historical prices?

Recently I've started gathering some end-of-day (EOD) prices data for my testing. The first obvious place where such data is freely available is Yahoo Finance site. However I've noticed that many data ...
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What does “/” and “^” mean in ticker symbols? How to translate these symbols into yahoo?

I have downloaded a complete list of all NYSE stock symbols from the NASDAQ website here. As it turns out, many of these symbols are not recognized by the yahoo finance page. In particular, there ...
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How websites like Google have access to stock market data? [closed]

I was wondering, How websites such as Yahoo finance and Google can access market data? Do they buy API from somewhere?
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Volatility indicator

Is there an indicator for the volatility of a stock? When I say indicator I mean like P/E ration, book value etc. If yes, where can I find it? I follow yahoo finance by the way.
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Bond prices: Why is a high yield sometimes too good to be true?

Thank you for taking the time to explain me this. I'm looking at bonds prices at Yahoo Finance (see attached image) And it seems to good to be true: A-rated bonds at YTM rates of 11% and more. What ...
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Will ADR owner enjoy same benefit as common shares holders

Currently, I would like to invest in the stock of HSBC. Details on Google Finance Details on Yahoo Finance I am not sure whether I should purchase from the Hong Kong or US stock market. What I know ...
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How to calculate PE ratios for indices such as DJIA?

I want to record Dow Jones Industrial Average's PE. Yahoo Finance gives N/A [1]: >>> import y_finance >>> print y_finance.get_price_earnings_ratio('^DJI') N/A So: How to ...
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Why does Google Finance show the NASDAQ Composite way up but Yahoo! Finance shows it slightly down?

Google Finance versus Yahoo! Finance. I'm sure the difference is because Google Finance shows a date of November 8 while Yahoo! Finance shows November 9. But aren't the markets closed on Saturday?
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Why does historical price data not go back all the way on Google Finance?

Compare these links: http://finance.google.com/finance?q=NASDAQ:SBAC http://finance.yahoo.com/quote/SBAC?ltr=1 According to Yahoo (the second) this company has been publicly trading for over ten ...
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Where to find the 5 or 10 year returns for a mutual fund?

I’m researching some mutual funds and am trying to find the 5 or 10 year return. However, all I can find is the YTD return. For example, Yahoo Finance shows the Yacktman Focused Svc (YAFFX) has an 8....
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Why would analysts recommend buying companies with negative net income?

Can anyone explain why some analysts recommend companies in the biopharmacy sector as a "buy" even though they have high R&D costs and no real profit? I followed three companies and I see the ...
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Where do online stock brokers get their real-time data from?

I've been playing around with some stock broker simulators lately which inspired me to start a small project for fun for myself. It's a small website I'm going to program where I use real-time stock ...
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Stock Dividends & Splits: Are they always applied over night?

I'm using historical stock data, and I am wondering if I need to account for dividends, splits, and corporate actions during a trading day? I know that they often occur at the end of the day, and an ...
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Stock trading models that use fundamental analysis, e.g. PEG ratios?

I'm a finance undergrad writing a dissertation on fundamental analysis vs technical analysis applied to trading. I'm finding it easy to build technical indicators such as moving averages, while it ...
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Historical Stock Prices of delisted company [duplicate]

With services like Google Finance or Yahoo Finance it is very convenient to find the historical stock price metric of a listed company, but if the company is not listed, I can't find the data. For ...
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Why doesn't Yahoo Finance Adjusted Close value match between its API and web interface?

I see a lot of differences between the adjusted close price in the Yahoo finance web interface and the adjusted close price returned from their API. Take Apple (AAPL) as an example. If you look up ...
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How can I find out what factors are making a stock's price rise?

For example: Fannie Mae went up ~20% today, February 3, 2011. How come? What websites have you found to be useful in returning relevant information? It seems to me Yahoo Finance is not very good at ...
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Relative Strength Index: Yahoo vs Google Finance

I'm looking at the RSI for AAPL and noticed an approximate 20 point difference between Google's and Yahoo's RSI. Are they using two slightly different versions of RSI? Or is there some sort of time ...
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The dividend yield of AMC is reported differently on different financial info websites. How do I know which is correct?

Google Finance says the dividend yield of AMC is 2.68%, Yahoo Finance says it's "N/A", Marketwatch says it's "0.00%", and Robinhood says it's 17.95%. I'm very surprised to see that ...
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Where can I find recent information about which major shareholders changed their positions in a given stock?

Where can I find recent information about which major shareholders changed their positions in a given stock? I know that I can find information on Yahoo Finance but Yahoo yahoo isn't quick at updating ...
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Does Yahoo finance adjust ETF's historical data for splits and dividends? (not stocks or shares)

On the ETF's graphs I see there are steep falls. There is a legend indicating the ETF was split 1:10. However like Stocks or Shares, I don't see the price being adjusted for splits. Is this correct, ...
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How does historical data get adjusted for dividends, exactly?

I have read the questions and answers about historical data from sites like Google and Yahoo! Finance (which has been dis-improved, imo, in 2016.) My question is this: Exactly how are closing price ...
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T-mobile stock: difference between TMUSP vs TMUS

Is there a way to invest in T-mobile stock from the US? Yahoo finance lists both: TMUSP - NasdaqGS with a dividend of 4.3% and avg volume of 90,000 and TMUS - NasdaqGS with a dividend of 7.4% and ...
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What's the most correct way to calculate market cap for multi-class companies?

Yahoo finance shows GOOG as having a market cap of $492.97B, while GOOGL has a market cap of $510.18B. What's Google's total market cap? Is it really $1,003B?
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Where to find LEAPS option quotes (full chain)? CBOE & Yahoo! Finance not working

It appears that most sites that give stock option quotes are broken. I'm trying to get a full chain for 3M (MMM) in Jan 2012. I tried CBOE and Yahoo!. CBOE doesn't even show the LEAPS. Yahoo! ...
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Analyze stock value

If I'm going to analyze the stocks of Apple, Amazon, Google etc. I will find them on Yahoo Finance and see the historical changes in each stock. But sometimes the companies make splits and I see big ...
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According to yahoo finance, Vanguard's Dividend Growth Fund does not appear to have dividend growth. Why is that?

Why does Vanguard's Dividend Growth Fund not show dividend growth according to yahoo finance's historical distribution data? In 1993, Vanguard's Dividend Growth Fund Investor shares (from here on out ...
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Why does Yahoo miss some mutual fund dividends/capital gains?

I was looking at a mutual fund data on Yahoo Finance and I found some problems. I'll bring Fidelity's FBMPX as the first example to show what I found [Link to Fidelity site]. On Fidelity's site, it ...
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How is yahoo finance P/E Ratio TTM calculated?

I'm a beginner in all these stats, but I understand PE Ratio as displayed on google finance, e.g for BP.L it's nearly 6. However the stat seems different in yahoo finance, because it's PE TTM, where ...
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Yahoo Finance's cryptocurrency volume

What is the definition of "volume" in Yahoo Finance's data on BTC-USD and ETH-USD?
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Earnings Per Share Metric on Google Finance vs. Yahoo Finance

I'm new to both sites (and investing) and I noticed that EPS on Google Finance is different than that of Yahoo's EPS metric (e.g. GE's EPS as of March 18 is Google: 1.01, Yahoo (Diluted EPS): .89 ). ...
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Why does ExxonMobil's balance sheet show more liabilities than assets?

In analyzing balance sheet of ExxonMobile, based off of Yahoo Finance report, we run into the following figures for the year: Current Assets: 51,647,000 Total Liabilities: 175,592,000 Now Current ...
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Looking for a good source for Financial Statements

I am looking for a good source of financial statement for publicly traded companies, preferably free. I have been using Yahoo Finance but think there might be some issues. For example when looking at ...
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Highest market cap for a company from historical data

I've been checking historical prices for some stocks at Google finance and Yahoo finance but something doesn't quite add up. Taking stock splits into account, Google finance "says" that Microsoft's ...
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Yahoo's finance data for dividends is flat out wrong for CBA.AX. Why is that? [closed]

I looked the the dividend history for CBA.AX https://au.finance.yahoo.com/quote/CBA.AX/history?period1=686152800&period2=1525010400&interval=div%7Csplit&filter=div&frequency=1d and ...
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Search index futures in Yahoo Finance or Google Finance

I was wondering if index futures and options information are available in Yahoo/Google Finance. Say futures/options for Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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Does SPY option prices fluctuate as much as its underlying

In this link on SPY options the Chg column mostly shows 0.00. Does this mean option prices don't change much minute to minute unlike the underlying?
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What time period is used by yahoo finance to calculate beta

On the stock page in yahoo finance, there is specified a beta value for the stock. Now is there a way to know what time period was used to calculate the beta? Is it the trailing 12 months? Does yahoo ...
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Splits shown in historic data in Google Finance vs Yahoo Finance

In various discussions it is often claimed that YahooFinance always processes the splits into their historical data, but GoogleFinance does not. I have an example where GoogleFinance calculates a ...
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find stock composition of a publicly traded fund

I would like to find out which stocks a publicly traded fund is composed of? Is this a publicly accessible information, or is it confidential? For the sake of example, lets take the EuroPac ...
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Why does Yahoo! Finance report different prices for the same index?

I'm using Yahoo! Finance to compare the FTSE 250 and DAX indices. However, I'm getting two very different results when comparing the indices over the same date range, depending on which I select as ...
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How to see a portfolio's overall profit or loss on Yahoo Finance?

On Yahoo Finance, I created a sample portfolio and added a few stocks. Now when I go to the portfolio, it shows me the current price, how much up and down since the previous day, volume, etc. But ...
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Sites to obtain historical chart of currency exchange rates?

Besides Yahoo Finance, is there any site where I can obtain history chart of currency exchange, for cross comparison purpose? (As I realize British Pound against my country currency is the lowest ...
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How do US companies release their public float share counts?

Looking at AAPL, how does Yahoo Finance calculate that today's float is 4.59B shares? I was hoping to find SEC filings from AAPL confirming this, but I can only conclude that the float was 5.20B back ...
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Moving from Google Finance to Yahoo Finance

I have used Google Finance for ages and used to like their interface. I also liked that I'd have easy access to their dashboard from my Google Home page. I put my transactions in there and it seems ...
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What is the time zone Yahoo Finance uses for crypto close prices?

I am using the yfinance (Yahoo Finance API) library to retrieve crypto prices (e.g. ETH-USD). I am trying to figure out when the next line (i.e. current day or previous day) will be available. In ...