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From: GrayLeBlanc (Rep: 16) reply to crob47Date: 04/23/2017 19:24
Forum: Gurus Answer Questions - Msg #583Thread #673922524 (Rec: 0)
Re: Simple Math!

No.
( (Stock A ending price x # of shares) + ( Stock B ending price x # of shares))/ (( Stock price A beginning price x # of shares)+( Stock B beginning price x # of shares))
You don't add returns together.



Reply to crob47 - Msg #582 - 04/20/2017 23:35

Simple Math!
Newbie here trying to make some sense of it...


If i buy one stock at $10.00 and sell it at $11.00, thats a 10% increase, yes?

If i but another stock $10.00 and sell it at $12.00 thats a 20% increase, yes?


So together is that a 30% increase in value?

is that the same as saying, i made a 30% return on the initial investment?


Thanks for the help.

NOTE: This message was originally posted on 2017-04-20 19:54:30 by the crob47.

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