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Last Current trading price of one unit of a particular security.
Change The difference between yesterday's closing price and the most recent price.
Volume Total number of shares that have been traded on the most recent trading day.
Day High The highest price of the stock during the current day's trading.
Day Low The lowest price of the stock during the current day's trading.
Open The price paid in a stock's first transaction of the current trading day.
Previous Close The price of the stock at the end of yesterday's trading session.
Bid The price at which someone is willing to buy a stock. This is what you get when you sell the stock.
Ask The price of which a holder of a stock is willing to sell.
52 Week High The highest price for an individual share of stock during the past year.
52 Week Low The lowest price for an individual share of stock during the past year.
P/E This is the latest closing price divided by the latest 12 months' earnings per share.
Earnings/Share Total earnings divided by the number of stocks issued.
Dividends/Share The cash payment per share made by the company to its shareholders.
Current Div. Yield The yield on a given investment based on its current price. You can calculate this by dividing the dividend paid for the year into the current price.
# Share Outstanding The number of shares that have been issued and are in the hands of the public.
Exchange An organization that provides a marketplace for the trading of a listed stock. The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq are the biggest in the United States.
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