[R-SIG-Finance] [R-sig-finance] help: market capitalization

gug guygreen at netvigator.com
Mon Mar 30 03:42:01 CEST 2009

If you mean a website with free data, Yahoo Finance gives the ability to
download a surprisingly large number of data items for US (and I think
Canadian) stocks.  See this for a listing of data items:

This works for lists of stocks though I think there are limits to how many
you can get at one time - from memory something like 25.


Andy Zhu wrote:
> Hi, is there any package containing function to download market cap data:
> such as outstanding share and floating?

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