Enter the average stock purchase price ($), the average stock selling price ($), and the total number of stocks purchased into the Average Return on Stocks Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Average Return on Stocks.

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## Average Return on Stocks Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Average Return on Stocks.

**AROS% = (SP-PP)/PP *100**

**AROS$ = (SP-PP) * #S**

- Where AROS is the Average Return on Stocks (%)
- SP is the average stock purchase price ($)
- PP is the average stock selling price ($)
- #S is the total number of stocks purchased

## How to Calculate Average Return on Stocks?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Average Return on Stocks.

**Example Problem #1**

- First, determine the average stock purchase price ($).
- The average stock purchase price ($) is calculated to be : 50.

- Next, determine the average stock selling price ($).
- The average stock selling price ($) is measured to be: 75.

- Next, determine the total number of stocks purchased.
- The total number of stocks purchased is found to be: 80.

- Finally, calculate the Average Return on Stocks using the formula above:

AROS = (SP-PP)/PP *100

The values given above are inserted into the equation below and the solution is calculated:

AROS = (75-50)/50 *100 = 50.00 (%)

**Example Problem #2**

The variables needed for this problem are provided below:

average stock purchase price ($) = 80

average stock selling price ($) = 100

total number of stocks purchased = 1000

This example problem is a test of your knowledge on the subject. Use the calculator above to check your answer.

AROS = (SP-PP)/PP * #S *100 =** **(%)