Google Finance – Free Stock Analysis Tools

The best tools for stock analysis and share trading come from the most obvious place - Google. It's most useful, powerful, flexible, and it's Free! For current and historical stock analysis, look no further than Google Finance.

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Google Finance for stock analysis. Nothing can describe it better than just “Fantastic”!

All the stock analysis tools that are sold for hundreds of dollars, historical information that is hard to get, all stock exchange announcements for a particular company – it’s all available from Google Finance. And it’s free.

Google Finance stock analysis tools allows you to view historical data of any public company listed on Australian Stock Exchange (ASX). The share price data displayed from now, back to day 1 when the company was first listed. The dynamic share price graph lest you to zoom-in on a particular day, week or a month. And that’s not it. Following the share price graph with the mouse pointer lets you analyze the stock even more – it displays the share price and volume at any particular time. But wait, there is more! The share price graph has anchors which link to the company’s stock market announcements. You can see exactly when the market announcement was made and analyze how the market reacted to it. Clicking on that anchor opens the actual text of the announcement.

How to analyze stocks?

  1. Go to www.google.com/finance
  2. Don’t be alarmed by the US company sample data. To view ASX listed companies, just prefix the company code with an “ASX”!
  3. So, to view Woolworth (WOW) share price, enter: ASX:WOW and hit “Get Quotes”
  4. That’s it! Enjoy. Play with the graph (there is a slider at the bottom right corner. Drag it to select a period to zoom in to).

This article is the first in the series of ASX Stock Analysis Tools. This is one of the best times to start trading shares – the market is nearly bottomed up and there is no other way than up. Tools ike Google Finance is a must for stock market trading.

You may also like to see our reviews of ComSec share trading, E*Trade, Bell Direct, Stock Market Report.

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The review "Google Finance – Free Stock Analysis Tools" was last updated on 17/01/2016.

  • Eugene Aud

    Google finance is a useful tool for beginners, I am using it to check out market quotes while I am working, I think that it would be great if the number of technical tools will be increased.

  • Very often I am using google finance especially while I am at work and cannot access my trading platform, it is a nice tool the only minus I noticed is that you cannot use the whole bunch of indicators and oscillators that I use on my terminal.