Looking up a chart for a symbol

Look up a stock


In the chart tab or gadget, enter the stock symbol, then press Enter, or select the symbol name from the auto-suggest list that appears as you enter the name in the symbol lookup field. The chart area of the tab will populate with trade data for that symbol.

The symbol’s highest and lowest prices for the default time range will be highlighted with callouts on the chart Callouts. For line and area chart types, the callouts will represent highest and lowest closing prices.

Note: if you are receiving delayed data, a market data entitlement indicator Market data entitlement indicator will appear next to the symbol lookup field.

The chart displays default range and frequency values when you first enter the symbol in the lookup field

Note: the frequency field only shows values that are compatible with the selected date range.

Look up an option


  1. In the chart tab or gadget, click STK STK, then select OPT. The expiry, strike and type fields will appear next to the symbol lookup field.

  2. Enter the underlying symbol, then press Enter, or select the symbol name from the auto-suggest list that appears as you enter the name in the symbol lookup field. Based on your selection, the expiry, strike and type fields will populate as follows:

    1. The expiry date field will be set to the expiry date closest to the current date.

    2. The strike field will be set to the value closest to the last price of the underlying symbol. Strike values will be listed in ascending order.

      Note: strike price will depend on the expiry date you select.

    3. The type field will be set to call.

The chart area of the tab will populate with trade data for the symbol entered.

The symbol’s highest and lowest prices for the default time range will be highlighted with callouts Callouts on the chart. For line and area chart types, the callouts will represent highest and lowest closing prices.

Note: if you are receiving delayed data, a market data entitlement indicator Market data entitlement indicator will appear next to the symbol lookup field

Tip: to zoom in on a selected region of the chart, move your cursor to the point where you want to begin zooming, then press and hold the left-click button as you drag the cursor to the end of the desired region. The selected region will begin to highlight as you drag the cursor. Release the left-click button to view the zoomed area.

All content in the Exchange, whether provided by Questrade or created by the community members, is for informational purposes only and does not contain advice or recommendations on behalf of Questrade Inc. Use of this site is subject to the terms of service and user posting rules.