Add technical indicators to a Yahoo Finance chart

Explore chart data. Analyze the indicators. You can add technical indicators to Yahoo Finance Full screen charts, including Bollinger Bands, Moving averages, stochastic oscillators, and more.

About indicator time periods

Technical indicator periods change, based on the time range of the chart you're viewing:

  • 1 day chart — period is 1 minute.
  • 5 day chart — period is 5 minutes.
  • Charts larger than 5 day and up to 1 year — period is 1 day.
  • 2y and greater — period is either 1 day, 1 week, or 1 month, depending on the availability of historical data.

View technical indicators on desktop

To expand a chart, click Full screen Graphic of the expand chart icon. above the chart thumbnail on a quote page.

  1. Click Indicators.
  2. Click an indicator type or search indicators.
  3. Enter any requested values.
  4. Make any dropdown selections.
  5. Select line color and thickness.
  6. Click Save.

View technical indicators on the app

  1. From the search bar, look up a stock quote.
  2. Tap the symbol chart.
  3. Tap the Plus icon Image of the plus icon. in the upper right.
  4. Tap Add indicators.
  5. Select any available indicator.
  6. Select the parameters.
  7. Tap Add.