Dec 20 2021
3 Ways to Use Barchart's Corporate Actions Data
Access to reliable corporate actions data allows you to make better decisions, reduce risk, and accurately track changes that impact securities in your investment universe. With Barchart’s Corporate Actions Data APIs, you can access corporate action data on thousands of publicly-traded companies and stay up-to-date on the latest public information.
Here are 3 ways you can use Barchart’s Corporate Actions Data:
Know with certainty which dividends and other major corporate actions fall into option and future expiries with market data you can rely on.
- Manage Risk
Understand firmwide exposures with dependable market data you can easily build into your risk software and workflows.
- Perform robust backtests
Ensure high-quality index calculations and perform robust backtests with reliable corporate actions information that is simple to ingest.
Access to reliable corporate actions data is important to make better decisions, reduce risk, and accurately track changes that impact securities in your investment universe. Barchart subscribers can access corporate action data on thousands of publicly-traded companies and stay up-to-date on the latest public information.
How Can You Access Barchart’s Corporate Actions APIs?
Now that you know how Barchart’s corporate action data can be used, you’re probably curious how you can access the data. With Barchart’s OnDemand APIs you can return market data in multiple formats including XML, JSON, or CSV.
To get started, contact us and we’ll send you your unique API key. Once you have your API key you can customize your queries using the inputs found in the API documentation.
For example, the below call returns the dividend data for Amazon with a start date of 1/1/2013 and end data 2013-6/30/2013 in CVS format.
You can also query for XML, or JSON by changing the extension of the API. See the bolded section in the API query below.
Whether you are looking for a fully custom or off-the-shelf solution, our flexible market data APIs can be tailored to include only the data you need. To learn more about our Corporate Action Data contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach out here.