Can you look up stock prices from the past?


Quick Answer

Several online financial publications, including MarketWatch.com and NASDAQ.com, provide readers with past and current prices for individual stocks. Investors use past stock prices to determine how much the market value of a company increased based on the price of a stock on a particular date.

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Can you look up stock prices from the past?
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MarketWatch.com and NASDAQ.com detail stock prices on any given trading day. Readers can search a stock's 52-day moving average, the previous day’s closing price and the stock’s trading volume. Professional investors look at a stock’s volume and determine who bought the stock at a certain price. The volume represents the amount of stocks traded in one day.

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