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Accounting: Stock Reports


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.