Stock Profit Calculator

Number of Shares:
Purchase Price ($):
Sell Price ($):
Buy Commission: %   $
Sell Commission: %   $
CGT Rate (%):
Net Buy Price:
Buy Commission:
Net Sell Price:
Sell Commission:
Profit / Loss:
Return On Investment:
Break-Even Share Price:

Stock Profit Calculator: Navigating Your Investment Returns

Introduction to Stock Profit Calculation

Investing in stocks is a popular way to build wealth. Our calculator assists in determining the profitability of stock investments.

How the Stock Profit Calculator Works

This tool helps investors calculate the net profit or loss, taking into account commissions and capital gains tax.

Stock Profit Calculation Formula

The net profit or loss is calculated using the formula:

\[ \text{Net Profit/Loss} = (\text{Sell Price} - \text{Buy Price}) \times \text{Number of Shares} - \text{Total Commissions} - \text{Capital Gains Tax} \]

Practical Applications

Useful for investment analysis, financial planning, and tax planning.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I calculate stock profit?
Subtract purchase cost from sales revenue, adjust for commissions and taxes.

What does 1000 shares mean?
It represents ownership of 1000 units of a company's stock.

Can I buy 1 unit of share?
Yes, depending on the broker's requirements, you can purchase as little as one share.

How can we calculate the return of a stock?
To calculate the return on investment (ROI) for a stock, use the formula: ROI = [(Sell Price - Buy Price) / Buy Price] * 100. Input your stock purchase and sell prices to determine the percentage return.

How do you profit from stocks?
Profit from stocks can be earned in two ways: capital appreciation (selling your stocks for more than you paid) and dividends (regular payments made by the company to shareholders).

What is stock profit?
Stock profit refers to the financial gain realized when the selling price of a stock exceeds its purchase price, after accounting for commissions and taxes.

What are 2 types of stock?
The two main types of stock are common stock, which gives shareholders voting rights but variable dividends, and preferred stock, which provides no voting rights but typically fixed dividend payments.

How do you calculate unit share price?
The unit share price can be calculated by dividing the total value of the investment by the number of shares held.

How can I buy stocks?
You can buy stocks through a brokerage account. After opening and funding your account, you can start buying stocks through the broker's platform.

How do stocks work?
Stocks represent ownership in a company. When you buy a stock, you own a piece of that company and may benefit from its growth through increases in stock value and dividends.

Can I buy 10000 shares in delivery?
Yes, you can buy any number of shares, including 10000, as long as you have sufficient funds in your account and the stock is available for purchase.

How to invest for beginners?
Beginners should start by researching and understanding the basics of the stock market, setting clear investment goals, choosing a reputable brokerage, and starting with small, manageable investments in diversified assets.