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GOOGLEFINANCE: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use GOOGLEFINANCE in Google Sheets?

The GOOGLEFINANCE function in Google Sheets allows you to get real-time stock quotes and historical data for stocks and indices. To use the function, you simply enter the ticker symbol for the stock or index you want information on into the function's parentheses. The function will then return the current price and other information for the stock or index. Additionally, the GOOGLEFINANCE function can be used to create charts of stock data. To do this, you first need to enter the ticker symbol for the stock you want to chart, and then select the "Create Chart" option from the function's menu. The function will then create a chart of the stock's data that you can customize and save.

What is the syntax of GOOGLEFINANCE in Google Sheets?

The GOOGLEFINANCE function in Google Sheets allows you to retrieve the latest financial data for a given ticker symbol. The syntax for the function is as follows:

GOOGLEFINANCE(ticker_symbol, [attribute], [start_date], [end_date])

where:

ticker_symbol is the ticker symbol for the company you are interested in

attribute is the financial attribute you want to retrieve (e.g. "price")

start_date is the start date for the data you want to retrieve

end_date is the end date for the data you want to retrieve

What is an example of how to use GOOGLEFINANCE in Google Sheets?

The GOOGLEFINANCE function in Google Sheets can be used to get historical stock data for a particular company. You can use this function to get the opening and closing prices, as well as the high and low prices, for a given day. You can also use the GOOGLEFINANCE function to get the company's stock price over a given period of time.

When should you not use GOOGLEFINANCE in Google Sheets?

There are a few instances when you should not use GOOGLEFINANCE in Google Sheets.

First, you should not use GOOGLEFINANCE if you do not have an active Google account.

Second, you should not use GOOGLEFINANCE to retrieve non-public information.

Third, you should not use GOOGLEFINANCE for any illegal activity.

Finally, you should not use GOOGLEFINANCE in a way that violates Google's Terms of Service.

What are some similar formulae to GOOGLEFINANCE in Google Sheets?

Here are some similar formulae to GOOGLEFINANCE in Google Sheets:

=YahooFinance("AAPL","price") =YahooFinance("AMZN","price") =YahooFinance("GOOGL","price") =YahooFinance("MSFT","price") =YahooFinance("NFLX","price") =YahooFinance("ORCL","price") =YahooFinance("SBUX","price") =YahooFinance("UNH","price")

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