Updated by Justin Ling
What is it for? Company pages provide you with basic information that can help you make your investment decisions.
Access the stock page by using the search function in the upper screen. You can find companies by their name or their ticker.
The first number you see is the last price (133.89). This is the price of the last transaction. Besides this, you will see -0.50 (-0.37%). This shows you that the price has dropped $0.50 since yesterday.
BID: 133.88, tells you that there are people willing to buy Apple at $133.88 usd (if you were to sell it would be at this price).
ASK: 133.90, tells you that people are willing to sell Apple at $133.90 usd (if you wanted to buy it would be at this price).
This gives you an understanding of how the price has changed in the past.
We can see that since 2017 Apple has increased significantly in value. From Around $20 in the beginning of 2017 to up to $140 in 2021.
You can move the time slider to change the timeline you are viewing.
Provides you with specific metrics about the company.
Open: This was the first price recorded for this company when the stock market opened today.
High: This was the highest price this company reached today.
Low: This was the lowest price this company reached today.
P/E ratio: Price (How expensive the company is) relative to Earnings (how much money it makes). The higher the P/E ratio the more expensive it is.
Div yield: How much cash you'll earn by holding this company until its next dividend date.
Prev close: The last price recorded for this company with the stock market closed yesterday.
52-wk high: The highest price the company reached in the last 52 weeks.
52-wk low: The lowest price the company reached in the last 52 weeks.
Avg vol (10d): The average number of shares that are traded daily of this company, based on the last 10 days.
Avg vol (50d): The average number of shares that are traded daily of this company, based on the last 50 days.
Dividend date: When you will be paid the dividend yield for this company.