• Mitch Kerr

Explaining trading data in simple terms


Bid/Ask Spread: Bid refers to the price an investor are willing to pay for a share, whereas the Ask is the price that investors are willing to sell their shares. Spread refers to the difference in price between the bid and ask price.


Open: the open is the opening price for the share in the most recent trading session.


High: the high is the highest price that the share has been trading for in the most recent trading session.


Low: the low is the lowest price that the share has been trading for in the most recent trading session.


Volume: the volume updates regularly if you are viewing this will the market is open, and is the number of shares that have been traded in the most recent trading session.


P. Close (previous close): the previous close shows the official closing price in the previous trading session and is a good indication on where the stock is trading currently. Ie. higher or lower.


Filings: filings are a way for companies to communicate via the exchange they are listed on to their shareholders. Think of this like news on the company from the company.


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