Change interactive chart types for ticker symbols

Use charts to visualize price performance of investments over time. Find out what the different charts show and how to switch between them. The latest chart type you chose is the default until you clear cookies.

Switch between chart types on a web browser

  1. Go to Yahoo Finance, and search for a symbol.
  2. Click or tap Full screen Graphic of the expand chart icon..
  3. Click or tap the chart type menu.
  4. Select a chart type:
    • Line - Displays the graph of price over time
    • Area - Price with the area colored below the line
    • Candle - Shows the days' open and close
    • Hollow Candle - Shows the days' open, close, and price movement
    • Bar - Shows the days' high and low
    • Colored Bar - Shows the days' high, low, and price direction

Switch between chart types in the mobile app

  1. From the search bar, look up a stock quote.
  2. Tap the symbol chart.
  3. Under the chart, tap the chart type menu.
  4. Select the chart type:
    • Line - Displays the graph of price over time
    • Mountain (Android) or Area (iOS)- Price with the area colored below the line
    • Candle - Shows the days' open and close
    • Hollow Candle - Shows the days' open, close, and price movement
    • Bar - Shows the days' high and low
    • Colored Bar (Android) - Shows the days' high, low, and price direction