Get Yahoo Finance Stock Quotes in Excel

This excel sheet is designed to help you get Yahoo Finance Stock Quotes in Excel, i.e., to import the stock data from Yahoo Finance into the excel sheet for any stock.

Almost all finance and stock professionals make use of excel sheets to keep track of their portfolios. This makes it very important that we can get the historical stock quotes directly within our excel sheets so that our portfolio stats is always up-to-date. This can be easily done by using the Yahoo Finance API to pull this data directly into the excel sheet.

Yahoo Finance API is the most popular source for getting the stock market data and since many investors use Excel to track their stock portfolios, it is common for investors to be able to get the Yahoo Finance Stock Quotes in Excel. We created this spreadsheet to get Yahoo Finance Stock Quotes in Excel for investors and traders to easily implement this and use this for their excel portfolios.

In the input sheet, enter the stock symbol for which you want the stock data, and click the button “Import Stock Data”. You can also specify the period for which you want to import the historical stock quotes.

The results will be displayed in the “Data” sheet. Currently the following data is imported: Date, Open, High, Low, Close, Volume, Adj Close.

Using this excel spreadsheet, you can get the stock quotes data for any stock for any time period into your spreadsheet. Once the data is imported, you can use it within your portfolio.

This spreadsheet doesn't work anymore because of the problems with the Yahoo FInance API.

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