PHP library for accessing Yahoo Finance data

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v1.2.0 2015-09-29 18:37 UTC


This is a PHP client for Yahoo Finance API. It provides easy access to stock quotes via Yahoo's YQL API.


Download via Composer:

php composer.phar require scheb/yahoo-finance-api

When being asked for the version use dev-master or any different version you want.

Alternatively you can also add the bundle directly to composer.json:

    "require": {
        "scheb/yahoo-finance-api": "dev-master"

and then tell Composer to install the bundle:

php composer.phar update scheb/yahoo-finance-api


$client = new \Scheb\YahooFinanceApi\ApiClient();

//Fetch basic data
$data = $client->getQuotesList("YHOO"); //Single stock
$data = $client->getQuotesList(array("YHOO", "GOOG")); //Multiple stocks at once

//Fetch full data set
$data = $client->getQuotes("YHOO"); //Single stock
$data = $client->getQuotes(array("YHOO", "GOOG")); //Multiple stocks at once

//Get historical data
$data = $client->getHistoricalData("YHOO");

//Search stocks
$data = $client->search("Yahoo");

Each function returns the decoded JSON response as an associative array. See the following examples: