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Get Stock Information from Yahoo

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Get Stock Information from Yahoo


ted p teng (view profile)


04 Dec 2011 (Updated )

This function allows you to pull stock information from Yahoo with Yahoo! Query Language in Matlab.

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This function allows you to pull stock information from Yahoo with "Yahoo Query Language" in Matlab. Below list contains the information being pulled from Yahoo.


Get U.S. Stock Symbols inspired this file.

MATLAB release MATLAB 7.7 (R2008b)
Other requirements An internet connection is required.
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15 Feb 2017 Richard Sincovec

This software no longer works, Feb 14, 2017.

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06 Jan 2017 Martin

Martin (view profile)

Is it possible to use the function to extract the information historically? A reply is much appreciated!

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16 Mar 2016 Leonardo Falconi

Hi, I continuously get the following message:

"failed! http code: 400"

Do you know why I get it?


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10 Aug 2015 Zhao Hang

11 Dec 2014 Fernando Esteves

23 Sep 2014 kim

kim (view profile)

Thank you!

16 Aug 2012 ted p teng

ted p teng (view profile)

You can use this in conjunction with my other function "Get U.S. Stock Symbol" as below.
%get tickers listed on nyse
[tickers,tickersInfo] = getStockSymbols('exch_nyse');
%get ticker information
data = getStockInformation(tickers);
%find stock with price/book < 2.
stockPick=data(priceBook < 2);

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16 Aug 2012 ted p teng

ted p teng (view profile)

Hi Jacob, thank you for catching a bug. I have uploaded a corrected version, please re-download the file and try it again.

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31 Jul 2012 Jacob Bortnik

Dear Ted, thank you for sharing your work! When I ran this function, there seemed to be a function missing (getStockFundamentalsCore). Do you know where I can find it?

Also- have you ever tried to implement a matlab-based stock screener, i.e., return a list of ticker symbols based on certain filter criteria?

Thanks again!

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25 May 2012 Charles

I'm new to MATLAB and can't figure out how to use this. Were exactly do I put the ticker?

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17 Aug 2012 1.2

plucked a bug.

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