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Profit from fractional share math

The prices quoted in the market reports are for full shares. So if you own half a share and a full share is worth $185.28, it means that your asset is worth $92.64. Given that you purchased it for $88....
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Why are stock prices so volatile outside trading hours (after hours or pre-market)?

For the past decade there has been an almost bottomless pit of newly printed money coming into U.S. markets, and being invested mostly in large-cap stocks, from sources like the Swiss National Bank ...
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Calculating the Nominal Rate of Return of a dividend paying stock

The return over one period (day, week, month, etc.) for a stock is: ret(t,t+1) = [P(t+1) + D(t+1) - P(t)] / P(t) where P(t) is the stock price at the start of the period, P(t+1) is the stock price at ...
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How to convert foreign financial statements to USD?

Assuming you're objective is valuing the company ("want to do DCF"), the question is why? If it's for an investment, I don't see why you don't work in CAD, i.e., CAD cash flows and CAD ...
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Why is EPS looked at much more than FCF/S (Free Cash Flow Per Share)

FCF typically refers to "free cash flow" and is a flow, not a stock, variable. So, there is no free cash flow at a point in time. FCF only exists over a period (month, quarter, year, etc.). ...
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price earning ratio and expected future profit

You might start with a Total Payout Model, which is a small extension of the the Dividend Discount Model and its usual application the Gordon Growth model. Price(t) = d x Earnings(t+1) / (r - g) This ...
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Why did NASDAQ show an inaccurate stock price history after the split?

It looks like the NVDA own website is not adjusted for their recent 1:10 split. You can see the closing prices reported on their website drop from 1200ish to 120ish after 06/10/2024 which is the last ...
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How are GameStop short sellers going to close their positions when there is an insufficient float?

The system allows naked shorting. There is no mechanism in the markets that prevent "leaks" because naked shorting is allowed. There are brokers and market makers who "internalize" ...
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Explain the types of dividend distribution to me in plain English

You might be confused by the order of the list. Bullet 5 is pretty much the default: everyone gets paid equally and there are no special classes of stock (well, perhaps for voting purposes, but this ...
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Hostile takeover bid to turn company private - how does it work (current context: Musk / Twitter)?

Old, but good questions. Preface: The era of "hostile takeovers" is long gone. After the wave of hostile takeovers in the '80s, stakeholders began incorporating change of control protections ...
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What means Atos SE stock dilution

"Dilution" refers to the share of ownership. The value of your shares will remain the same, but will represent 0.1% of the share of ownership you had before the dilution. This is the news ...
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What does Taylor Mason mean by predicting delta of a stock?

Here delta means "change". What Taylor is saying that each stock has certain underlying dependencies. E.g. a gold mining company would be dependent on both the price of gold, the overall ...
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