How do I calculate annual percentage of stock appreciation over given time (months).

Guest Jul 26, 2017

1+0 Answers


You divide current price by the purchase price, then subtract 1 and multiply by 100. Example:

Purchase price=$15. Current price =$20. So you have: 20/15=1.3333 - 1 x 100 =33.33%. This is the return over the number of months you had the stock. Let us say you had for 7 months, then the annual SIMPLE return would be: 33.33 / 7 x 12 =57.14% annual simple return on your stock. If you wanted a COMPOUND return, then it gets more involved!.

Guest Jul 27, 2017

4 Online Users

New Privacy Policy (May 2018)
We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.  Privacy Policy