Yahoo Finance and NASDAQ are two websites that offer free stock quotes, as noted by the official website of each organization. Details such as current share price, percentage gain and daily volume are offered.
When visiting the official website of either Yahoo Finance or NASDAQ, enter the company name in the search box. Financial data is then populated for that specific company. Yahoo Finance contains additional details, including order books, interactive charts, company profiles, key statistics and competitors. The NASDAQ site contains supplemental information as well, including a summary quote, real-time quotes, company headlines and recent Securities and Exchange Commissions filings.
Investors monitor stock price fluctuations by frequently analyzing stock quotes, as noted by Chron Small Business. Stock quote tracking software is also available, and it provides real-time updates on prices and earnings reports.
As of 2015, the most useful online tools to track stock prices are available through Personal Capital, MorningStar and Google Finance, as listed by Forbes. These tools can assist with calculating investment performance, assessing fees and allocating assets. Finally, the StockCharts website offers additional analytical tools to analyze stock performance. The website offers free charts, training tutorials, blogs and interactive forums. Various charts, such as SharpCharts, P&F charts and CandleGlances, are also available.