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The minus sign is seen on all expanded panes. Clicking on the pane header or the minus sign compresses the pane.
The plus sign is seen on all compressed panes. Clicking on the pane header or the plus sign expands the pane.
The left pointing chevron is seen next to the date. Clicking on the chevron, navigates to the previous day. Re-clicking allows you to go back as many days as needed.
The right pointing chevron is seen next to the date. Clicking on the chevron, navigates to the next day. Re-clicking allows you to go forward as many days as needed.
The right pointing double chevron is seen next to the date. Clicking on the double chevron, navigates to the most recent day.
30 Day HighHighest price in the past 30 days.
30 Day LowLowest price in the past 30 days.
52 Week HighHighest price in the past 52 weeks.
52 Week LowLowest price in the past 52 weeks.
AboutSee Link, About
AlertsSee Pane, Alerts. See also Link, Alerts
Call Open InterestTotal open interest in ​call ​options for that stock.
Closing PriceClosing price for any given day
ContactSee Link, Contact
Corporate ActionsSee Pane, Corporate Actions
DaysNumber of days for a moving average. For example 200 would mean that the moving average is for 200 days.
Delivery %Percentage of traded volume resulting in delivery of that stock.
DemosSee Link, Demos
DerivativesA check mark against this means that the stock has derivatives (futures and/or options). A blank indicates that the stock has no derivative contracts.
DisclaimerSee Link, Disclaimer
EMASee Simple Moving Average also. Exponential Moving Average. An EMA gives greater weightage to the nearer time periods.
EMA (200)An exponential moving average for 200 trading days.
Face ValueFace Value of the stock. Could be Rupee 1 or Rupees 5, 10, 100 or some other number.
Featured Stock TodayFinThing's Best rated stock of the day based on our proprietary algorithm.
Financial InstitutionsThese are Domestic Financial Institutions. The data represents stock owned by domestic financial institutions ie banks and financial institutions (viz. IFCI).
Foreign Inst InvestorsThese are Foreign Institutional Investors. The data represents stock owned by foreign institutional investors.
Free Float CapitalizationThis represents the portion of the company stock which is available for active trading. This excludes shares held by promoter, shares held under FDI route, shares held by Government as promoter/acquirer and some other categories as well.
GlossarySee Link, Glossary
High PriceRepresents highest price of the day.
IndicesThis is a list of indices for which the stock in question is a part. Example – If the list includes CNX 100 and CNX 200, then the stock in question is part of both these indices.
IndicatorsSee Pane, Indicators
Individual InvestorsStock held by individual investors.
Insurance CompaniesStock held by insurance companies.
Last PricePrice at which the last trade of the day took place. This is not necessarily the closing price.
Link, AboutA link that takes the user to the “About” page which provides information about this website.
Link, AlertsA link that takes the user to the “Alerts” page which provides a listing of all the alerts currently available.
Link, ContactA link that takes the user to the “Contact” page which provides an email address for communication.
Link, DemosA link that takes the user to the “Demos” page which provides links to demos about this website.
Link, DisclaimerA link that takes the user to the “Disclaimer” page which provides the disclaimer about this website.
Link, GlossaryA link that takes the user to the “Glossary” page which provides a glossary of terms used on this website.
Link, PrivacyA link that takes the user to the “Privacy” page which provides information about privacy on this website.
Link, SmartListsA link that takes the user to the “SmartLists” page, which provides data about the SmartLists created by the user.
Listing DateThe date on which the company was listed on the exchange.
Low PriceRepresents lowest price of the day.
MACDMoving Average Convergence Divergence Oscillator was developed by Gerald Appel in the late 70’s. It subtracts the longer exponential moving average from the shorter exponential moving average.
MACD (12,26), FastThis MACD uses the 12 and 26 day exponential moving averages to derive the value.
MACD (19,39), SlowThis MACD uses the 19 and 39 day exponential moving averages to derive the value.
Market CapitalizationTotal market value of the company arrived at as shares outstanding times closing price of the day.
Market LotTrading lot size. In India, this is generally 1.
Moving AveragesSee Pane, Moving Averages
Mutual FundsStock holdings represent stock held by domestic mutual funds.
Nifty StockA check mark indicates that the stock in question is part of the NIFTY Index.
Number of TradesTotal number of trades for the stock on the particular day.
Open PriceRepresents opening price of the day.
Paidup ValueAmount paidup per share. This could be equal to or lower than face value of the stock.
Pane, AlertsThis pane shows 10 alerts or the alerts for the day for the stock in question, whichever is higher.
Pane, Corporate ActionsThis pane shows recent corporate actions for the stock in question. Corporate actions include bonus actions, stock splits, dividends etc.
Pane, IndicatorsThis pane shows various technical indicators like Delivery %, RSI (14), Put/Call Ratio etc.
Pane, Moving AveragesThis pane shows moving averages for a variety of parameters like SMA, EMA, Traded Quantity, Delivery %, Put/Call ratio.
Pane, Price DetailsThis pane shows price data like Open, High, Low, Close, Last trade and VWAP. Also 52 week and 30 day highs and lows.
Pane, Security DetailsThis pane shows information about the company.
Pane, Shareholding PatternThis pane shows shareholding pattern of the company. Promoter capital, free float capitalization, holdings by major types of shareholders etc.
PortfolioTracks a portfolio of stocks and provides returns by calendar year, financial year, multi period as well as realized and unrealized gain/loss.
Price DetailsSee Pane, Price Details
PrivacySee Link, Privacy
Promoter Capitalshares of the company held by its promoters.
PSU Category (Ratnas)Government of India Undertakings (Public Sector Undertakings) are classified as Maharatna, Navratna and Miniratna. The Selection box allows you to select stocks based on these criteria.
Put Open InterestTotal open interest in ​put ​options for that stock.
Put/Call RatioRatio of put open interest divided by call open interest.​
Rate of ChangeRate of change of closing price over a specific time period. (closing price day 201 - c​losing price day 1)* 100/ closing price day 1, will give a 200 day rate of change, expressed as a percentage.
RSI (14)Relative Strength Index calculated for a 14 day period.
ScreenerFinThing's proprietary tool to help you screen the universe of listed stocks by security type, industry, index, style, alert type, PSU category and several technical and fundamental indicators.
SecurityAny specific stock or security, which is being traded.
Security DetailsSee Pane, Security Details
Shareholding PatternSee Pane, Shareholding Pattern
Signal (9)The Signal line is a 9 day exponential moving average of the MACD (12, 26) or the MACD (19,39) respectively. Alerts are generated when the signal line crosses above or below the respective MACD.
SMASimple Moving Average. An SMA is the average closing price over a specified period.
SMA (200)A simple moving average for 200 trading days.
SmartListsFinThing's proprietary tool that lets you add stocks to a SmartList and track and analyze them. Receive daily alerts via email for all stocks in a SmartList. Analyze stock performance and trade in any game with one click.
SmartScoreSmartScore ​is FinThing's proprietary ​​score for stocks. ​The SmartScore is driven by the most important technical indicators. ​The SmartScore may change a little bit every day, depending on the movement of the technical indicators.
The SmartScore varies from +100 to -100 and allows users to screen potentially good stocks for further review. This SmartScore is displayed on the main display page for every stock in a color-coded circle. The SmartScore can also be used in the screener as a screenable parameter.
SparkLineA tiny graph showing the performance of a stock over the past one year. The red dot indicated 52 week low and green dot indicates 52 week high.
StyleBoxEquity style box - comprised of nine squares, or categories - is used for graphical representation of a stock's characteristics. Growth, Blend and Value Stocks are indicated. Also indicated are Large Cap, Mid Cap and Small Cap Stocks.
Traded QuantityTotal quantity traded for the day.
Traded ValueTotal value of all trades for the day.
VWAPVolume Weighted Average Price. Total traded value of the day divided by the total traded quantity for the day. Represents the average price for the entire trading day.