Customize chart settings in Yahoo Finance for Web

Select chart settings that suit your needs. Choose whether to show price details or extended hours trading. You can also change background and scale settings.

Edit chart display settings

On a desktop web browser

  1. On the Yahoo Finance Home page, search for a security, index, or commodity to open its quote page.
  2. Click Full screen Graphic of the expand chart icon..
  3. Click the Settings icon Image of the settings icon..
  4. Click the Toggle icon Image of the on / off toggle icon. to enable the following settings:
    • Extended hours - Include pre-market and after hours trading
    • Gray background strips - Enhance time display using shading on the chart
    • Price details - Display the key price amounts for the selected point on the chart

On a mobile web browser

  1. On the Yahoo Finance Home page, search for a security, index, or commodity to open its quote page.
  2. Tap Full screen Graphic of the expand chart icon..
  3. Tap the Settings icon Image of the settings icon..
  4. Tap the Toggle icon Image of the on / off toggle icon. to enable the following settings:
    • Events - Indicate significant events, such as dividends or splits
    • Extended hours - Include transactions occurring outside normal market hours
    • Gray background strips - Use background shading on the chart to show time

Change chart scale settings

On a desktop web browser

  1. On the Yahoo Finance Home page, search for a security, index, or commodity to open its quote page.
  2. Click Full screen Graphic of the expand chart icon..
  3. Click the Settings icon Image of the settings icon..
  4. Under "Y-axis scale," click one of the following options:
    • Linear - Uses an absolute change scale (for example: 1 space = 1 dollar)
    • Logarithmic - Uses a percentage change scale (for example: 1 space = 1 percent)
    • Percentage - Uses a percentage change scale based on the moving average for the chart's time scale

On a mobile web browser

  1. On the Yahoo Finance Home page, search for a security, index, or commodity to open its quote page.
  2. Click Full screen Graphic of the expand chart icon..
  3. Click the Settings icon Image of the settings icon..
  4. Under "Y-axis scale," click one of the following options:
    • Linear - An absolute change scale (for example: 1 space = 1 dollar)
    • Log - A percentage change scale (for example: 1 space = 1 percent)
    • Percent - A percentage change scale based on the moving average for the chart's time scale