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Calculate growth rate for stock that went from negative profit to a positive value [duplicate]

I'm trying to calculate the compound growth rate of operating margin, in a 5 years span: compound growth rate = 100% * ((M1 / M2) ^ (year - 1) - 1) M1 = current operating margin M2 = operating ...
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What is the 100BPS change in discount rate and terminal growth rate in an annual report?

I came across a section of a 20-F (10-K equivalent) and it had the following information: From the 20-F Impairment test Further to the continuing volatility in the shipping industry as discussed in ...
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Spending Money Before Taxes

So I had a query and was wondering if you could help me out. I was about to get a substantial sum of money from somewhere which would definitely be taxed by authorities however I would rather invest ...
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Rate of return question

I have a question regarding rate of return and if it earns more quickly in a larger investment account. Let's assume a rate of return of 7% and \$20,000 to invest. Options are to start a new 529 ...
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Why do why many companies show Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) rather than a YTD or Quarter to Quarter?

I would like to ask you why many companies show them Revenue TTM as an indicator of performance during the year rather than to see the YTD or Quarter to Quarter comparison? What information can give ...
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Profit and revenue increased but organic growth decreased made stock decrease 20% in a single day

I was looking at the stock "Sinch". It recently released a bad report according to media. I did not really understand why. I looked up the report and it looked good to me which made me more ...
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Mismatch Between FV Function and the Bankrate Simple Savings Calculator

I'm trying to replicate the functionality of the Bankrate Simple Savings Calculator in Google Sheets. I've assumed that I need to use the FV function, but I can't get the numbers to match exactly. ...
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UK: is it possible to buy Vanguard Growth Index Funds (VGIX)? [closed]

Is it possible to invest in the Vanguard growth index funds if you're based in the UK? Either directly with Vanguard or via a broker. I asked Charles Stanley but they don't do it. Thanks
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What does the the future growth rate produced under the Efficient Market Hypothesis means?

Lets say I am using the dividend-discount model (DDM) to figure out the share price of a company and I also believe that markets are efficient, what does the long term/perpetual growth rate produced ...
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Relation of Sentiment & Growth Vs Profit to share prices

I have come across a few remarks on the price of a company share is not associated with the profit of a company from a friend of mine. According to him the price of shares are based on sentiment and ...
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Do low interest rates reduce the growth perspectives after IPOs?

My reasoning is this: A company goes public to raise capital at the price of giving up a certain amount of power and control to the shareholders. Now, if someone founds a company and can borrow risk ...
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Investing in index fund vs. investing to large-cap companies directly [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand the upsides/downsides of investing to an index fund vs. investing directly to stocks of some best-known and well-established large-cap companies. Every single article on ...
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How to calculate annualized rate of return over multiple transactions

The annual rate of return on an investment can be calculated as And the top response to this question suggests that the return on a portfolio of such purchases is simply the weighted average of ...
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How do you make money from Growth ETF funds?

I'm doing some research as I prepare myself to start my long-term(25-30 years) investment journey. I'm taking notes covering basic terms, fund info (holdings, volatility etc) and preparing my ...
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Stock market fluctuations and when to sell out [duplicate]

I recently bought a medical marijuana stock at its lowest point. It is estimated that it will reach a high price by 2023. How can I know for sure when to sell out?
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What is this apparent discrepancy between MorningStar and MSCI

I've been trying to work out what roughly what the performance of a global equity index fund has been over the last 10 years. Looking on Morningstar I noticed that they have a benchmark index for ...
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Allocation basics not so basic [closed]

I've been trying to put together a long-term (15-20 years) ETF portfolio (stocks only, no bonds). As I read about the investment and allocation basics, I realized it's far from simple. I would like my ...
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How to grow wealth? [closed]

I just recently reached a financial goal of \$20,000 in my savings and I'm looking for tips, advice, suggestions on how to make this money work for me and start growing , I'm open to everything and ...
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Can I calculate an average annualised return from investments held for different lengths of time?

My question is: given a number of investments of differing amounts, held for different lengths of time, how would I calculate an approximate average annualised growth for the entire portfolio over its ...
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How can I calculate the annualised growth rate for an irregular investment?

I have a portfolio, which I invest in monthly. Depending on my circumstances, the monthly amount changes from time to time (perhaps every two years or so). I want to calculate the annualised growth ...
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Why do PEG ratio values calculated on different financial web sites differ from each other?

For example when I calculate the PEG of Microsoft (for the fiscal year 2017): For P/E ratio: P/E Ratio = Price per Share (last price before 10-k filing) / EPS (diluted) = 68.93 / 2.71 ...
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How do I calculate dividend growth rate if one of the years doesn't pay out any dividend?

According to http://www.investopedia.com/terms/d/dividendgrowthrate.asp , this is how I'm going to calculate dividend rate. Year 1 = \$1.00 Year 2 = \$1.05 Year 3 = \$1.07 Year 4 = \$1.11 Year 5 = \$1.15 ...
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How best to grow my small amount of money starting at a young age? [duplicate]

As someone close to being an adult and going to college, I have earned a small amount of money (\$3000) and am looking to start my lifetime savings and get a head start by investing my money rather ...
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Dividend vs Growth Stocks for young investors

I am a young investor (24 yo) with a stable income and would like to know which long-term investment plan would be more appropriate for people around my age and why: Growth Stocks or Dividend Growth ...
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What is the correct pronunciation of CAGR?

My apologies if this is the wrong place to ask this, but it is financing nomenclature. I didn't find this question anywhere on SE, and I have been dissatisfied with Google results. I have heard ...
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Growth rate plus dividend yieid total?

After simple math I concluded that 5% growth + 2% yield = 7% growth + 0% yield = 0% growth + 7%yield = 1% growth + 6% yield .. etc. assuming fix rates, and reinvesting the yield. Are my ...
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How do I handle fund minimums as a beginning investor?

I'm in my early 20s, and I'd like to get serious about how I manage the money in my Roth. It's not very much, and up until this point I've only been messing around with putting it into commission-free ...
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Value vs Growth: are start-ups value companies or growth companies?

I'm a bit confused about the definitions of value and growth. I heard that companies that have high P/E ratios are growth companies. Are start-ups (think Silicon Valley start-ups, most of which fail ...
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Does the growth rate of SPY published by morningstar include the dividend yield

According to morningstar the growth rate for SPY in 2014 was 13.46%. Does this include the dividend yield of SPY ~1.87% or do we need to add this number to the 13.46?
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How to evaluate growth stocks

What are good metrics to evaluate growth stocks? I have been following the site buffettsbooks.com and it teaches you how to evaluate value stocks based on Warren Buffet's principles. These are ...
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Sell your home and invest in growth stock mutual fund

I purchased a home and I made an agreement with a guy who is living in that home and paying me monthly rent. Since I live with my brother I don't have to live in my purchased home. The rent I'm ...
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How can I understand why investors think a particular company should have a high PE ratio?

Say a particular stock has a PE ratio of 30. Given that a standard valuation is closer to 10 or 15 times earnings, a PE ratio of 30 implies that investors foresee a lot of growth. How can I ...
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Is there any evidence that "growth"-style indexes and growth ETFs outperform their respective base indexes?

For example Vanguard has the Vanguard S&P 500 ETF and the Vanguard S&P 500 Growth ETF. Just looking at the returns, it looks like the growth ETF has outperformed the S&P 500 ETF: ... but ...
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Whole life insurance as an investment vehicle

From everything I have read I still cannot be convinced of Whole Life Insurance but it seems to be the first thing any financial advisor is trained to sell. From what I read there are minimum ...
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Why do P/E ratios for a particular industry tend to cluster around particular values?

The answer I've read on this topic is that a new industry with a lot of growth potential (software, biotech, etc.) tends to have the stock priced at a premium in order to reflect the growth 'potential'...
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Is there any calculator where you can put a set amount of money in and track the actual returns of the S&P 500 between any dates provided?

I want to find a calculator where between any two dates provided, the return on a given amount of money is calculated for the actual returns of the S&P 500 between those dates.
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Market percentage growth per timeframe

Is there an indicator that shows price growth for a particular market item (stock, commodity, forex) per timeframe? I mean like price growth/decline in last 24 hours or other time period?
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Why is economic growth so important? [closed]

It seems the most important factor when measuring how well a country is doing is its economic growth. When a countries growth is = 0%, it is seen as a disaster. For a country with adequate living ...
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mutual fund types: value vs blend vs growth

There are many types of mutual funds. Without considering specialty funds or other particular categories (EG emerging markets, real estate, etc), what's the difference between the following 3 types? ...
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