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Get Stock Information from Yahoo

version 1.2.0.0 (3.26 KB) by pangyuteng
This function allows you to pull stock information from Yahoo with Yahoo! Query Language in Matlab.

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Updated 17 Aug 2012

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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.
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'Ask'
'AverageDailyVolume'
'Bid'
'AskRealtime'
'BidRealtime'
'BookValue'
'Change_PercentChange'
'Change'
'Commission'
'ChangeRealtime'
'AfterHoursChangeRealtime'
'DividendShare'
'LastTradeDate'
'TradeDate'
'EarningsShare'
'ErrorIndicationreturnedforsymbolchangedinvalid'
'EPSEstimateCurrentYear'
'EPSEstimateNextYear'
'EPSEstimateNextQuarter'
'DaysLow'
'DaysHigh'
'YearLow'
'YearHigh'
'HoldingsGainPercent'
'AnnualizedGain'
'HoldingsGain'
'HoldingsGainPercentRealtime'
'HoldingsGainRealtime'
'MoreInfo'
'OrderBookRealtime'
'MarketCapitalization'
'MarketCapRealtime'
'EBITDA'
'ChangeFromYearLow'
'PercentChangeFromYearLow'
'LastTradeRealtimeWithTime'
'ChangePercentRealtime'
'ChangeFromYearHigh'
'PercebtChangeFromYearHigh'
'LastTradeWithTime'
'LastTradePriceOnly'
'HighLimit'
'LowLimit'
'DaysRange'
'DaysRangeRealtime'
'FiftydayMovingAverage'
'TwoHundreddayMovingAverage'
'ChangeFromTwoHundreddayMovingAverage'
'PercentChangeFromTwoHundreddayMovingAverage'
'ChangeFromFiftydayMovingAverage'
'PercentChangeFromFiftydayMovingAverage'
'Name'
'Notes'
'Open'
'PreviousClose'
'PricePaid'
'ChangeinPercent'
'PriceSales'
'PriceBook'
'ExDividendDate'
'PERatio'
'DividendPayDate'
'PERatioRealtime'
'PEGRatio'
'PriceEPSEstimateCurrentYear'
'PriceEPSEstimateNextYear'
'Symbol'
'SharesOwned'
'ShortRatio'
'LastTradeTime'
'TickerTrend'
'OneyrTargetPrice'
'Volume'
'HoldingsValue'
'HoldingsValueRealtime'
'YearRange'
'DaysValueChange'
'DaysValueChangeRealtime'
'StockExchange'
'DividendYield'
'PercentChange'
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pangyuteng (2020). Get Stock Information from Yahoo (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/34075-get-stock-information-from-yahoo), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (11)

Image Analyst

Yes, no longer works. I think I heard Yahoo shut down that service/capability. Now we get:
Java exception occurred:
java.net.UnknownHostException: query.yahooapis.com

Richard Sincovec

This software no longer works, Feb 14, 2017.

Martin

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

Leonardo Falconi

Hi, I continuously get the following message:

"failed! http code: 400"

Do you know why I get it?

Thanks

Zhao Hang

Fernando Esteves

kim

Thank you!

pangyuteng

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.
priceBook=[data.PriceBook];
stockPick=data(priceBook < 2);

pangyuteng

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

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!

Charles

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

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2008b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux
Acknowledgements

Inspired by: Get U.S. Stock Symbols

Inspired: Yahoo! Finance Data Loader

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