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Discussion in 'Shares' started by samaka, 14th Jan, 2008.

  1. samaka

    samaka Well-Known Member

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    Hi all,

    Does anyone know where I can download dividend amounts and dates for ASX stocks?

    I'm currently downloading daily prices, volumes, etc from Australian IPO and Float Information - but they don't do dividends.
     
  2. tonyused

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    Try Trading Room

    Australian Share Market - Stock Brokers, Stock Quotes & Share Portfolio, Market News - Tradingroom.com.au

    Click on Quotes & Charts
    Enter ASX code
    Select Dividend Details

    This gives the dividend amount, % franked , date paid , etc
     
  3. samaka

    samaka Well-Known Member

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    Awesome Tony. Only problem is I can't download it in CSV or some other easy to use format...
     
  4. tonyused

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    Highlight the table from Trading Room
    Right click mouse & copy.
    In Excel highlight a few cells greater than the number of rows & columns of the Trading Roon table.
    Right click mouse & paste (You probably get a message saying not correct size, but click OK anyway.

    This gets the table to Excel as a xls file. To save as a csv file.

    In Excel click File, Save As
    From drop down menu 'save file as type' select CSV Comma separated value (You get a message of warning, but say yes anyway)

    You then have your CSV file that can now be used to import into any software that supports the format.
     
  5. samaka

    samaka Well-Known Member

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    Yeah - but that still involves me manually doing something :)

    I think I'll just have to write a script that reads the page and chops out everything buy the data....
     
  6. tonyused

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    Ok Samaka, good luck with it.
     
  7. DaveA

    DaveA Well-Known Member

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    you can easily write the script but you will still need to mainly open the file each day to let it refresh.... then youd also still need to import it into your trading program if you wanted...
     
  8. samaka

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    Actually it already updates the share prices and MF unit prices automatically. I've written my own code for tracking my portfolio.
     
  9. DaveA

    DaveA Well-Known Member

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    but do you have to open it so it updates it, or it can do it with the file closed???
     
  10. samaka

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    I don't have to do anything... it updates in the background every afternoon.
     
  11. nev

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    samaka - Does it still work on the 2012 website? Any chance of getting your script?