# Is Yahoo finance volume written in shares per day or $value per day? [closed] Unfortunately, the Yahoo finance website does not mention any units for the data listed. Is the volume for each stock written in shares per day or in$ value per day?

• volume is number of shares. voted to close as too basic. – Attack68 Jun 21 '18 at 10:30
• There's actually a fair bit of complexity relating to volume - I've made a generic answer on this. – Norgate Data Jun 21 '18 at 11:04