Answered By: Lippincott Library
Last Updated: Jul 23, 2020     Views: 717

Recent prices are available in the following resources:

  • Mergent Online - use the Equity Pricing tab on a company record
  • Osiris - select Stock Data from the menu on the right-hand side of a company record
  • Factiva - select Quotes under the Companies/Markets tab

You can also use Bloomberg, available at Lippincott and Huntsman Hall. Type the stock's ticker symbol, then hit <EQUITY> type HP and then hit <GO>.

For historical time series, use Datastream, available in Lippincott Library, Global Financial Data or go to CRSP, available through WRDS.

‚ÄčNote: Access to WRDS requires creation of a WRDS account.

Also useful for time series:

Note: Thomson ONE only works using Internet Explorer.

  • In the upper left area for Companies search for the company by name or ticker.
  • In the area of the screen for Price and Volume: 1 Year click on Advanced Charting.
  • Specify the desired time period and frequency.
  • Add any other criteria such as another company or an index.
  • Click on Go to redraw the chart.  Click on View Data to see the underlying data.
  • To download the data click on the Excel icon.
  • Capital IQ
    • Mouse over Charting, and then select Chart Builder.
    • Search for Companies or Indices. Or, click Create Index to build a list.
    • Click Metrics and select Share Pricing
    • Select time period or enter custom date range.
    • If working with a list, right click on chart. Click Axis Options. On the Y Axis tab, select Values: Absolute Linear to view stock prices rather than Relative Percent Change.
    • To download the data click on the Excel icon above the chart.

Capital IQ is available to Wharton Students in the Yablon Financial Resources Lab in Lippincott Library.  Full-time MBAs have additional access to Capital IQ via MBA Career Management.  See our FAQ titled Where Can I Get Access to Capital IQ? for complete details.


Take a look at the Stocks tab of the Finance Research Guide.

Also take a look at the print source, Daily Stock Price Record and its predecessor ISL Daily Stock Price Index.

  • NYSE - HG4915 I2 (1962-2006)
  • AMEX - HG4915 I22 (1962-2006)
  • NASDAQ - HG4915 I6 (1968-2006)

These sources are located in the Peck Collection in Lippincott Library.