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[U.S. Only] End of Day Stock Data and Historical Stock Prices API

Please use this version of XigniteGlobalHistorical.

This version is currently is only accessible for designated users. Please contact happy@xignite.com for additional information on how to obtain or integrate this API.

This API offers historical prices for equities trading on all U.S.exchanges. In addition to closing prices, the API supports open, high, low, volume, VWAP, TWAP and other market statistics going back to 1/1/1994.The API also provides automatic stitching for identifier changes resulting from corporate action events such as symbol changes and CUSIP changes on reverse splits. This new enhancement allows users to request corporate action adjusted historical prices for events such as splits, cash dividends, stock distributions, bonus shares, scrips and spinoffs.

Key Features

  • Historical stock data from 1/1/1994 for US securities.
  • Historical prices as a time series output or point in time snapshot.
  • Historical intraday data summarized quote bars across multiple days.
  • Automatic adjustments for splits, cash dividends (ordinary and extraordinary), spinoffs, bonus shares, scrips and stock distributions (same or different class shares).
  • Automatic identifier stitching for corporate action events such as symbol or ticker changes, CUSIP changes on reverse splits, mergers and acquisitions resulting in one to one instrument transformations, stock listing moving from one exchange to another.
  • Historical prices searchable via older identifiers and known active dates.
  • Support retrieving historical prices for de-listed or inactive securities
  • Corporate action history for splits and cash dividends.

Key Benefits

  • Use a single easy-to-use API to obtain historical stock data (both adjusted and unadjusted stock prices) for U.S. stock markets.
  • Easily embed U.S. end of day stock data and historical stock data prices in your applications, including spreadsheets, websites, mobile apps and other corporate applications.
  • Use adjusted historical prices to simplify your total returns and price returns calculations
  • Chart adjusted historical prices showing a smooth trend over time
  • Dramatically reduces time to market for apps that need end-of-day and historical stock data prices.
  • Eliminates the cost and complexity of processing complex corporate actions and computing adjustment factors
  • Eliminate the pains and complexity of legacy feeds and files by using cloud APIs.

Data Coverage At-A-Glance

  • Asset Classes : Equities, ETFs as traded by those exchanges
  • Exchanges Covered :
    • North America : NYSE, NYSE MKT, NASDAQ, OTCBB
  • Corporate Actions Covered:
    • Cash Dividends, Extraordinary Cash Dividends, Stock Splits & Reverse Splits, Stock Dividends, Bonus Shares, Scrips, Stock Distributions, Spinoffs, Share Repurchases, Symbol change, CUSIP change on reverse split, Mergers and Acquisitions resulting in one to one instrument transformations, Listing moving from one exchange to another

Key Data Points

  • Security : Name, Symbol, ISIN, Valoren, SEDOL, Instrument Class, Market, Industry, Sector
  • Closing price data : Close, Previous close, Change, Percent Change, Open, High, Low, Currency, Market date, VWAP, TWAP
  • Corporate action data : Cumulative Adjustment Factor, Cumulative Cash Dividend, Cumulative Split Ratio, Ex-Date, Pay Date, Record Date, Dividend Amount, Dividend Type.








This version 3 of XigniteGlobalHistorical currently supports historical data for only US Equities and ETFs. For the global exchanges, please refer to the previous version's documentation.