Real-time, stock data and historical pricing. Data provided for free by IEX.
On March 17, 2018, Google Finance terminated public access to it's API. As a result, previous versions of stock_quote ceased to function. Therefore, Version 2.0.0 of stock_quote now uses the IEX Trading API (iextrading.com). Although some functionality is similar, the results, and therefore attributes, have changed. Please review the documentation below and update accordingly.
To install the 'stock_quote' ruby gem:
gem install stock_quote
To use the gem in your Rails Application, include it in your Gemfile:
gem "stock_quote", '~> 2.0.0'
Quote is the primary method, returning a StockQuote::Stock instance, including the following attributes (new in v2.0.0).
symbol, company_name, primary_exchange, sector, calculation_price, open, open_time, close, close_time, high, low, latest_price, latest_source, latest_time, latest_update, latest_volume, iex_realtime_price, iex_realtime_size, iex_last_updated, delayed_price, delayed_price_time, previous_close, change, change_percent, iex_market_percent, iex_volume, avg_total_volume, iex_bid_price, iex_bid_size, iex_ask_price, iex_ask_size, market_cap, pe_ratio, week52_high, week52_low, ytd_change, chart
You can get a current quote with the following syntax:
stock = StockQuote::Stock.quote("symbol")
Where symbol equals the company stock symbol you want a quote for. For example, "aapl" for Apple, Inc.
You may search for multiple stocks by separating symbols with a comma (or array). For example:
stocks = StockQuote::Stock.quote("aapl,tsla")
These queries will return a Stock object or an array of Stock objects which you may iterate through.
Note: You can receive a raw json hash response with the following syntax:
stocks = StockQuote::Stock.raw_quote("aapl,tsla")
The raw_ method is available on all supported methods.
The IEX API is quite extensive and well documented.
V2.0.0 of stock_quote mirrors the IEX API:
All these methods are available on StockQuote::Stock.
Retrieves company information.
Retrieves dividend information.
Raw json hash responses are available for any of the methods by pre-fixing the method name with "raw__".
Retrieves raw dividend information.
Batch allows you to batch requests. All methods in stock_quote use batch under-the-hood.
Batch follows the syntax:
StockQuote::Stock.batch(type, symbol, range)
Where type can be multiple of the above methods and symbol can be an array of company symbols.
Range can be:
5y, 2y, 1y, ytd, 6m, 3m, 1m, 1d
And are applied to chart method.
The following IEX methods are currently unsupported:
Special thanks to
IEX for making this api publicly available.
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