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Stock Class

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18 Nov 2010 (Updated )

An easy to use class to download, display, and plot stock information from Yahoo finance.

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Description

Use this simple, self-contained class definition to obtain quotes and historical data from Yahoo finance.
f = stock('f','5y','d);

creates a stock object with a current quote and five year history of daily data for the stock symbol 'f' (Ford Motor Company).

f.plot;

charts the historical data. The default disp(f) method returns current quote information.

disp(f);

Ford Motor Compan (NYSE:F)
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Last Trade: 16.28 (4:01pm 11/19/2010)
Daily Change: 0.16 (0.99%)
Prev. Close: 16.12
Day Open: 16.02
Day Range: 15.83 - 16.38
52wk Range: 8.40 - 17.42
P/E 8.53
Dividend Yield N/A

Daily Price History: 21-Nov-2005 to 19-Nov-2010
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Volatility: 60.40% (annualized)
Mean Log Return: 14.09% (annualized)

Additional properties and methods provide access to wide range of data for the selected stock. The individual objects may be stored in structure arrays to track investment portfolios.

Required Products MATLAB
Statistics Toolbox
MATLAB release MATLAB 7.11 (R2010b)
MATLAB Search Path
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Other requirements Matlab version 10.6 or higher.
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20 Apr 2011 David Conger  
Updates
21 Nov 2010

Added a more informative disp method, and additional properties.

06 Dec 2014

Update to the new Matlab Toolbox format.

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