Stock Tile is a free Excel addin to display real time stock price in Excel. Using this free add-in, you can easily add different tiles in your Excel sheet and assign stock ticker to it. Stock Tile uses Yahoo Finance as a source to retrieve stock information. The stock price that it shows is in dollars and change in dollar since last close. You can add multiple tiles in your Excel sheets and save it for later use. Not only Excel, you can use this add-in in PowerPoint slides also. It is a very nice addin to show live stock prices in Excel and PowerPoint (2013 service pack 1 or later).
If you are one of those who often make financial reports by adding stock prices in it, then this is the add-in for you. Using this free Excel addin, you can view and add the stock tile in your Excel sheet and as well as in PowerPoint slides. It updates the stock price data in such a way that first 4 updates occur at an interval of 1 minute after opening the Excel sheet. And further updates occur at an interval of 15 minutes during market hours.
Let’s take a deeper dive in the topic and find out what it takes to use this Excel addin to display real time stock price.
How to use this Excel Addin to Display Real Time Stock Price?
It’s pretty easy to get started with Stock Tiles to display and add stock price in real time. And after getting the stock price, you can copy-paste in any cells of the Excel sheet. And also it can be used to just view the stock price for tracking the stock market.
Follow these steps to get started with this add-in.
Step 1: Add this addin using this link. Also, you can add it from the Excel itself. Just go to Inset tab and choose Store from it and search “Stock Tiles” in it. When it appears in the store, simply click on Add button.
Step 2: After adding it in Excel, you can access it from the Insert > My Apps > Stock Tile. And a small tile will appear in the sheet with a search box in it.
Step 3: To get a stock price, enter the corresponding ticker in the search box and hit enter. And when the stock price appears you can change the width or height of the tile and place it on any desired position of the sheet. You can add as many tiles you want and save the sheet afterwards.
So, in this way you can use Stock Tiles Excel add in to display real time stock price. And the displayed data regularly updates after one minute. You can also manually update the stock price by clicking on the time mentioned in the stock tile.
Stock Tiles is a free Excel addin to display real time stock price. Using this free add-in you can add as many stock tiles as you want. You can arrange all the tiles by assigning different tickers to them. And all the added tickers update stock price data using Yahoo Finance. So, if you often make financial reports and use stock prices to add in it, then this Excel add-in will help you do it in a very efficient manner.