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Stock Quote Add-In For Excel 2016 and 2013


The Stock Quote add-in is using the Google Finance service to retrieve the stock quotes. The service seems to be terminated by Google in March 2018. The add-in is currently not working.

The new version is now using the Google Finance API and is not compatible with the old add-in. Google Finance uses other ticker symbols. A new search dialog is now available and more data values can be retrieved. The old Stock Quote add-in was using the Yahoo Finance service to retrieve the stock quotes. The service has been terminated by Yahoo on 11/01/2017.

Many years ago Microsoft was providing the MSN MoneyCentral Stock Quotes Add-In for Excel and it was a really neat tool, but all of a sudden the tool was not available anymore. My Stock Quote Add-In For Excel is a replacement of that old MSN Add-In, based on the fantastic Excel-DNA library to retrieve stock data from the Google Finance site using a new Excel function.


The add-in is providing an Excel function called PSQ to retrieve stock data like open, last, low, high or name for the passed symbol. See the following formula samples:

  • =PSQ(A1;”PRICE”), =PSQ(A1;”CLOSE”), =PSQ(A1;”LAST”) or just =PSQ(A1)
  • =PSQ(A1;”OPEN”)
  • =PSQ(A1;”LOW”)
  • =PSQ(A1;”HIGH”)
  • =PSQ(A1;”LOW52”)
  • =PSQ(A1;”HIGH52”)
  • =PSQ(A1;”VOLUME”)
  • =PSQ(A1;”CHANGE”)
  • =PSQ(A1;”NAME”)
  • =PSQ(A1;”DATE”) => NOT last trade date, just date of last query
  • =PSQ(A1;”TIME”) => NOT last trade time, just time of last query
  • =PSQ(A1;”TICKER”) or =PSQ(A1;”SYMBOL”)

IMPORTANT: DATE and TIME are the timestamp of the last query, not the last trade date. Google Finance API is not returning the this kind of data anymore.


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German Edition of Excel 2016

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