I want to know the market value (market capitalization) of a company on a particular day in the recent past (within the past 5 years). How can I do this, may be with the help of Google Finance or Yahoo Finance or some other tool?


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One possibility would be to use Wolfram Alpha.

If I type the search phrase market capitalization msft 3rd December 2010 then the search engine returns the following:

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If you use Wolfram Mathematica on your PC then you can import the data directly for processing using the FinancialData command (see here).


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