FINC 322 - Chapter 8 How To Read Stock Quotes

FINC 322 - Chapter 8 How To Read Stock Quotes - • Day's...

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How to read stock quote on Finance Yahoo! Last Trade: This is the last trade that happened on this stock (delayed 20 minutes) Trade Time: This is the date or the time of the trade Change: Amount the stock traded up or down in dollars and percentage Prev. Close: The amount the stock closed at the last day it traded. Generally the day before, unless holiday or weekend Open: Price the stock opened at today or if weekend or holiday last day it traded Bid: What various investors are looking to buy the stock for at the current moment Ask: What various investors are willing to sell the stock for at the current moment 1 yr Est: Estimate for the stock's price in one year's time
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Unformatted text preview: • Day's Range: The range in price the stock has traded that day • 52wk Range: Stock price from low to high over the past year of trading • Volume: Number of shares of stock traded so far today • Avg. Vol (3m): Average number of shares traded each day for the past 3 months • Market Cap: This is the market price for the company take the number of shares outstanding and multiple by the price of the stock • P/E: Price to earnings ratio • EPS: Earnings per share • Div & Yield: The dividend (if any) that you could receive from the company for owning stock Source:
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course FINC 322 taught by Professor Nazar during the Fall '11 term at Ferris State.

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