Using GetFREData

Marcelo Perlin

2021-09-03

Package GetFREData

GetFREData is an R package for downloading information about companies traded at B3, the Brazilian financial exchange. The source of the data is B3’s FRE, the official system for the registration of all major corporate actions.

The corporate data includes (since 2010):

Installation

# CRAN (stable)
install.packages('GetFREData')

# github (development)
if (!require(devtools)) install.packages('devtools')
if (!require(GetFREData)) devtools::install_github('msperlin/GetFREData') 

Example of usage

library(GetFREData)
library(tidyverse)

search_company('grendene', 
               cache_folder = tempdir())

l_fre <- get_fre_data(companies_cvm_codes = 19615,
                      fre_to_read = 'last',
                      first_year = 2020,
                      last_year = 2020, 
                      cache_folder = tempdir())
                      
glimpse(l_fre)