NEW! Interactive Charts - Beta

The interactive charts have many new features including:

Click & Drag Interaction

The following animated graphic shows how easily it is to navigate the new interactive charts. From the default chart, you are able to single click on a graph and drag the chart to the right to see the prior data. Watch the animated graphic to see how to use this feature:


Chart Event Indicators

In addition to intuitive navigation the interactive charts allow you to overlay important event indicators. You have the ability to select five different events from the events menu. These events include: Splits, Dividends, Earnings, Major SEC forms, and Insider activity. Selecting items from the “Events” menu displays an icon on the chart. This icon is placed on the date of that event. This event is in context to the pricing information and allows you to quickly see any correlations.

These events are also referred to as Upper Indicators. The following is a key of the Upper Indicators in the "Events" menu.

Watch the following animated graphic to see how easy it is to add "Events" to your favorite chart.



Selecting Splits from the "Events" Menu

This selection places an "S" on your chart showing the date of the stock split. (The date shown is the x-div date). Mouse-over the "S" to find out the stock split ratio, it will be displayed as a tool tip.

Please note that if there is no selected event for the current display period it won’t appear on the chart.


Selecting Dividends from the "Events" Menu

This selection places a "D" on your chart showing the date of the stock dividend. (The date shown is the x-div date). Mouse-over the "D" to find out the amount of the stock dividend, it will be displayed as a tool tip.

Please note that if there is no selected event for the current display period it won’t appear on the chart.


Selecting Earnings from the "Events" Menu

This selection places an "E" on your chart showing the date Earnings were announcement. The red "E" indicates the earnings were lower than the prior quarter. The green "E" indicates that the earnings were higher than the prior quarter. It is important to use this information in context with the SEC filings and company press releases. A decrease of revenue might be an indicator of cyclical earnings, or the prior quarter could have included "one time" income. Mouse-over the "E" to find out the amount of the Earnings, it will be displayed as a tool tip.

Please note that the earnings information is from the SEC filings. It could take up to 90 days before the data is displayed on the chart. We only chart information back to SEC filings in 1998. Also, f there is no selected event for the current display period it won’t appear on the chart.


Selecting Major SEC Filings from the "Events" Menu

This selection places an "F" on your chart showing the date a major SEC filing was received. Mouse-over the "F" to link directly to the SEC filing.

Please note that if there is no selected event for the current display period it won’t appear on the chart.


Selecting Quick Comparisons

The left-side of interactive chart displays the current symbols that are in your symbol list. It provides quick access to see how the selected stock compares to other stocks. You can even select up to a total of seven stocks to compare against each other.

Please note that this feature works when you have more than one symbol in your "symbol list". The symbol list is the drop-down in the quote navigation.



Using the Right-click interactivity

Selecting the right-click on the chart will display a menu, see the graphic below.



The main three functions are:

  1. View Underlying Data
    This feature allows you to see the data for the chart in grid. You can quickly see the exact data for a give day. When you drill-down you can even download the data in the .xls format.

  2. Print Chart
    This feature allows you to quickly print the graph formatted for the printer.

  3. Draw Trendline
    Advanced chart users will enjoy this feature as they can quickly draw a line on the graph to spot a trend.


Other FAQs:

  1. Why isn’t the chart showing for me?
    Please ensure that you have upgraded to the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player.

  2. How do I provide feedback?
    Feedback is critical to our site, so please visit the following url to provide feedback on the charts. Feedback.

  3. When are you going to provide real-time graphs?
    At the present time we do not have any plans to offer real-time graphs. Please visit our partner, e-signal, to learn more information about their real-time products.e-signal LiveQuotes.

  4. These charts are amazing, but where do I find the old gif charts?
    The prior version of the charts is still a part of the site, and you can follow this link to the "data entry page" for the charts. Charts Data Entry Page

  5. What are SMA and EMA?
    The SMA is a Simple Moving Average. The EMA is an Exponentially Smoothed Moving Average. The EMA places more weight on the most recent closing values.