How do I find stock prices?
Go to Mergent Online. Find your company, click on the tab Report Builder and and select Pricing Information. Daily prices going back to 1985.
Go to Yahoo Finance. Enter your stock symbol.
Use the Factiva database. Use the Quotes area under Companies/Markets.
Search Bloomberg. Find your company and use the code HP for a table, GP for a graph.
Bloomberg can export quotes for lists of companies. Use the Excel add-in to download a time series of the data.
Also try In Datastream. Datastream can export quotes for lists of companies.
Capital IQ. Find your company, look in the left margin for Chart Builder.
Go to WRDS (available to faculty, grad students and staff) and select CRSP. CRSP can export data for lists of companies.
For historical prices for Canadian companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange use the CFMRC database.
For Canadian companies, search the online historical newspaper archives of the Globe and Mail for prices on particular days. Browse by day and scan the business pages. The G&M is also available scanned online.
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