[R-SIG-Finance] how do you use get.hist.quote() to obtain dividend

Josh Ulrich josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 03:59:30 CET 2009

Hi Andrew,

You can use TTR's functionality to get both split and dividend
information from Yahoo Finance.

x <- getYahooData("SPY", type='split', quiet=TRUE)


On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 7:31 PM, Andrew Yee <yee at post.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Apologies if this is a newbie question, but I've been able to use
> get.hist.quote() to obtain quote information.
> However, is there a way to use this function to obtain dividend distribution
> information?  Or is there a function for doing this?
> Thanks,
> Andrew
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