Free historical stock quotes are available from Nasdaq and Yahoo Finance. The historical prices page at Nasdaq's official website offers up to a decade of daily historical volumes and stock prices for any range of dates the reader chooses. The Yahoo page offers an infinite range of dates.
Nasdaq updates its historical price data daily, and its default time frame range is five days, according to its website. The data includes chart comparisons to the DJIA, S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite, Nasdaq 100 and all indices. Consumers can search up to 25 stock symbols simultaneously on Nasdaq.com.
Yahoo Finance offers daily, weekly, monthly and dividends-only amounts on its historical stock quotes page. Consumers can download the data from the website to a spreadsheet.