Updated: 2017-06-26

getSectors

By Barchart

    The getSectors API provides returns using weighted alpha on sectors covering multiple periods

    Query Parameters

    Parameter Description Data Type
    components Whether to include components of the sector.
    dailyData Whether to include daily data: Open, High, Low, Close, Previous Close, 52-week high and 52-week low
    sector The symbol of the sector. Multiple sectors separated by a comma may be used.
    sectorPeriod The period used to calculate the weighted alpha return by the sector, includes: 1-day ("1DA"), 1-month ("1MO"), 3-month ("3MO"), 6-month ("6MO"), 9-month ("9MO"), 12-month ("12MO") and year-to-date ("YTD").
    sortDir Sorting method that should be applied.

    Response Fields

    Field Description Data Type
    change The change in last traded price of the sector. double
    close The closing price for the sector for the current day. double
    componentName The name of a component of the sector. enum
    componentSymbol The symbol for a component of the sector. enum
    components The symbol for a component of the sector. enum
    fiftyTwoWeekHigh The highest price for the sector over the previous 52-weeks double
    fiftyTwoWeekLow The lowest price for the sector over the previous 52-weeks double
    high The high price for the sector for the current day. double
    lastTrade The last traded price of the sector. double
    low The low price for the sector for the current day. double
    open The opening price for the sector for the current day. double
    percentChange The percent change in the last traded price of the sector. double
    previousClose The closing price for the sector for the previous day. double
    sector The name of the sector. string
    stocks The number of stocks the sector is comprised of. integer
    symbol The symbol of the sector. string
    timestamp The timestamp for the data. dateTime
    weightAlpha The weighted alpha of the sector. double

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