Import stock price history from QIF?

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Sep 6 11:07:31 EDT 2011


prl <prl at> writes:

> The QIF export of my accounts from Quicken for Mac 2005 contains stock
> prices, in tables like this:
> !Type:Prices
> "CBA",9.350,"9/11/93",,,0
> "CBA",9.500,"7/12/93",,,0
> "CBA",12.510,"27/3/97",,,0
> "CBA",14.550,"30/9/97",,,0
> "CBA",18.060,"27/3/98",,,0
> "CBA",18.790,"30/9/98",,,0
> "CBA",24.500,"26/3/99",,,0

I'm afraid that the QIF importer does not know how to import Price

> My import of the QIF into Gnucash didn't import the stock prices. A
> bit disappointing. I've had a trawl through the gnucash-user and
> gnucash-devel archives, and only turned up two mentions of importing
> stock price histories into Gnucash. The earlier, from 2003
> (,
> got a reply that said no. The later, from Feb 2010
> (
> doesn't seem to have been replied to. There doesn't seem to be
> anything about this in the FAQ, in the GnuCash Wishlist or in the
> GnuCash Bugzilla.
> Is there any reasonable way that this can be done?

Not really, no.

> Regards,
> Peter

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