PHP library for accessing Yahoo Finance data

v1.4.0 2017-03-15 19:13 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", \DateTime $startDate, \DateTime $endDate);

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

//Get currency exchange rates
$data = $client->getCurrenciesExchangeRate("GBPUSD"); //Single rate
$data = $client->getCurrenciesExchangeRate(array("GBPUSD", "USDEUR")); // Multiple rates at once

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