How to Read Stock Tables

Every investor needs to know how to read stock tables their find in any financial paper and which will look something like the image below: Columns 1 & 2: 52-Week High and Low – These are the highest and lowest prices at which a stock has traded over the previous 52 weeks (one year). This typically does not include the previous day’s trading. Column 3: Company Name & Type of Stock – This column lists the name of the company. If there are no special symbols or letters following the…