StockCharts and NASDAQ both offer historical financial charts, as noted by the official website of each organization. Visitors can enter a specific date range to view a stock chart for a particular company or industry.Continue Reading
A user can visit either NASDAQ or the StockCharts website to find a search box to enter company information. Either the company name or ticker symbol is accepted. Once entered, a current stock chart is generated. This interactive chart can be modified for a specific time period, such as a day, month or year. Each website also contains information related to both individual stocks and market indexes. This information includes closing price, daily price change in dollars and daily price change in percentage.
Stocks are also grouped based on growth value and sector, as listed by MorningStar. These categories include large cap, large core, small growth and small value, as well as healthcare, technology, industrials and utilities, as of 2015. Analysts and investors use these stock sectors to gauge a specific company against industry data over a particular period, as noted by Chron Small Business. For instance, a technology startup company may gauge its financial performance against the technology sector as a whole. A specific sector is comprised of the top companies within that industry.Learn more about Financial Planning