Split adjust yahoo finance hist. prices

Discussion in 'Trading' started by mishganux, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. mishganux


    I have downloaded the historical prices from Yahoo Finance:
    Date,Open,High,Low,Close,Volume,Adj Close

    I want to split adjust them to get (figures in Yahoo chart):

    I see I can do it by dividing each price by 8 (ie 26.25/8=3.28125). But I don't see how to derive the devider 8 from data line(s). Any ideas ? How to make use of the "Adj Close" parameter ?
  2. feanen


    Divide the close by the adjusted close. The adjusted close also adjusts for dividends.