Market Data FAQs

How do you license closing bid and ask prices?
Does your End of Day Pricing file consolidate data from the OTC Bulletin Board?
I am looking for an OTC security master. Do you have such a product?
Which products contain OTC Tier data?
Which products contain Caveat Emptor data?
Do you have a tick by tick quote data product?
Do you have a tick by tick OTC trade data product?
Do you have information on OTC companies? Officers? Directors?
Do you have OTC company financials information?
Do you have a Corporate Actions data product?
OTCQX and OTCQB Blue Sky Securities Manuals: How can I access historical data regarding companies that have ceased trading?

How do you license closing bid and ask prices?     Top
OTC Markets Group has two types of licenses for OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink equity closing bid and ask prices: a Valuation license and an Information, Research and Analysis license. The type of firm and the services they provide will determine the license for which they are eligible. More information on End of Day licensing and pricing.

Does your End of Day Pricing file consolidate data from the OTC Bulletin Board?     Top
Yes – our End of Day Pricing file evaluates prices on the OTC Bulletin Board for dually quoted securities and calculates the consolidated inside prices.

I am looking for an OTC security master. Do you have such a product?     Top
Yes – our OTC Security Data File provides a complete OTC security master without the restrictions of the End of Day Pricing File. More information on the OTC Security Data File.

Which products contain OTC Tier data?     Top
OTC Tier data is contained in our End of Day Pricing and OTC Security Data files. Tier data is also included in our real-time data feed.

Which products contain Caveat Emptor data?     Top
Caveat Emptor data is contained in our End of Day Pricing and OTC Security Data files. Tier data is also included in our real-time data feed.

Do you have a tick by tick quote data product?     Top
Yes – our OTC Quote History product includes all quote activity within the OTC Link quotation system. The file is produced daily and does NOT contain OTC Bulletin Board data.

Do you have a tick by tick trade data product?     Top
No – OTC Markets Group does not have a complete OTC trade data set product. This information is distributed by FINRA in the TDDS feed. We do distribute data for OTC Link trades on our OTC Link Trade Channel within the Multicast Data Feed.

Do you have information on companies? Officers? Directors?     Top
Yes – this information is available in our OTC Company Data File. More information on the OTC Company Data File.

Do you have company financial information?     Top
Yes – information on companies that make disclosure available through our OTC Disclosure and News Service is available within the Financials section of individual security pages. Through our partnership with Edgar Online this data is also available via APIs and files. More information on OTC Financials Data >.

Do you have a Corporate Actions data product?     Top
No – we do not currently offer a separate Corporate Actions product, however Corporate Actions information can be found on our RSS feed.

OTCQX and OTCQB Blue Sky Securities Manuals: How can I access historical data regarding companies that have ceased trading?     Top
A number of jurisdictions recognize the OTCQX and OTCQB markets as securities manuals for purposes of each jurisdictions manual exemption. All OTCQX and OTCQB companies are required to have current financial and business information displayed on the www.otcmarkets.com website. When a company ceases to be traded on the OTC market, OTC Markets Group maintains a historical archive of its information but no longer displays the information on the www.otcmarkets.com website.

OTC Markets Group maintains the historical archive and will make it available to market participants by submitting a request to issuers@otcmarkets.com with the subject line: Blue Sky Archive Request.
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Fees: There is no charge for this service for smaller requests that can be accommodated quickly and easily by staff. There may be a fee for archive requests that require significant time to complete or for requests that involve multiple securities or dates.

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