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Finance Information: Stock Reports

Access databases, web sites, and current business financial information


This library handout will explain how to locate stock reports in library databases.

Locate quality stock reports by accessing these two databases:

Locating Historical Stock Prices

The library handout illustrates how to find historical stock prices on the FACTIVA databases.

Internet Sites

Useful Internet Sites:

Big Charts

Click on the Historical Quotes tab at the top of the page.
Enter the ticker symbol and then the closing date that you want.

Yahoo! Finance

Do a search for a company by entering the ticker in the search box at the top of the page; then click the Get Quotes button.
Under Quotes (on the left), select the Historical Prices link.
Enter the date you are looking for; select Daily, Monthly, Weekly, or Dividends Only and then click the Get Prices button.