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### Google Finance: Input Parameters For Simple Moving Averages

I'm having some trouble understanding the simple moving average lines that can be added to a quote graph from Google finance. This related Stack Exchange question indicates that the only input ...
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### How to calculate ROI on investments? [duplicate]

I looked through the previous questions, and couldn't find one that quite addresses my question. If I start with \$1000, and through investing it goes to \$1200(100 shares at \$10 go to \$12), I can say I ...
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### How to calculate how far a stock price can drop before a broker would issue a margin call?

Let's say the margin requirement for a stock XYZ is 50%. The current price of XYZ is \$150/share. Let us say I put in \$100, and borrow \$50 from the broker to buy a share. Typically, how far can the ...
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### How to calculate the closing price percentage change for a stock?

When viewing a stock on Yahoo Finance: ...
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### How do you calculate the P/E ratio by industry?

I would like to know how to calculate the P/E ratio by industry. On this website, it displays the P/E ratio for the current stock, the industry and the sector: FINANCIALS DTV.O ...
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### In the event of a corporate spin-off, how can I calculate the correct cost basis for each company's shares?

Consider this example: Siemens is going to have a spin-off (next Monday). If I owned, say, 10,000 shares of Siemens bought at an average price of 80 euros, my cost would be 800,000 euros. In the ...
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### How to calculate stock price (value) based on given values for equity and debt?

If a company has \$80 million in equity and \$20 million in debt, this means that total firm value = D + E = \$100 million. Am I then right to assume that if there are 1 million shares outstanding, then ...
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### How does the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) divisor change to account for dividends?

The DJIA is a price-weighted index tracking of 30 companies chosen by the Dow Jones Company. It takes the current share price of these 30 stocks and divides by a specific number called the divisor. ...
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### Correct calculation for determining real business book value per share?

I'm trying to calculate the real value of a business and, as an example, I picked Netflix. From their latest financial statements I can see that: Assets value is: \$3,065,709,000 Liabilities value ...
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### How to determine duration of a common stock whose dividends grow in perpetuity?

What is the duration of a common stock whose dividends are expected to grow at a constant rate in perpetuity? Specifically, how can I compute this, since the dividends will grow forever? Update: ...
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### How many stocks will I own in n years if I reinvest my dividends?

Let's say that I own 1000 shares of a stock at 20\$. Every quarter, I get a dividend of 0.20\$ which is reinvested (buy more of the same stock). Considering that the stock grows 5% annually, how many ...
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### How do I calculate a simple moving average for stock prices?

To give a little context, this is for a programming assignment at school so the simplest form of proper moving average is all that's needed. I've searched around and seen the summation formulas and ...