To pass judgment on the present and to predict the future we must have information about the past. This is true for the share prices of publicly traded companies. To be bullish or bearish on Amazon, we need to see how its share price has fluctuated over the past months and years. Finding Amazon's price history is easy if you have a computer and an internet connection.
Things You'll Need
- Internet connection
Navigate to one of the many free financial websites such as Bloomberg, Google Finance, Reuters, or Yahoo! Finance.
Type in" AMZN," Amazon's ticker symbol, in the search field of a financial website, and hit the "Enter" key. You'll be taken to a page listing Amazon's current share price and a chart of Amazon's share price history, which will cover the last few days to past few months.
Click on "View Historical Prices" to see the daily share prices of Amazon, as well as its daily high and low. The daily prices can also be downloaded to a spreadsheet. Financial websites have charts for Amazon that can be adjusted for different time periods, tracking its stock price from one day to several years.