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Business Tutorial: WRDS

Where can I find historical stock prices?

  1. From the WRDS homepage, choose CRSP.  Next select Stock/Security Files under Annual Update.

    CRSP- Stock Price 1
  2. Click on Daily Stock File, under Stock/Security Files.

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  3. Choose your date range.

  4. Under Apply Your Company Codes, click on Ticker and type the ticker symbol (Example: IBM) into the search box.
    CRSP- Stock Price 3
  5. Under Query Variables, select Company Name under Identifying Information and Price under Time Series Information.

    CRSP - Stock Price 4
  6. Under Query Output, select Excel and the date format

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  7. Click on the Submit Query button and when the data output is complete, a link to the Excel file will appear.  Click on the link to the Excel file to access the downloaded data.

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