Enter the current value of gold ($/ounce) and the purchase price of gold ($/ounce) into the Return on Gold Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Return on Gold.

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## Return on Gold Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Return on Gold.

**ROG = (CVG – PPG) / PPG * 100**

- Where ROG is the Return on Gold (%)
- CVG is the current value of gold ($/ounce)
- PPG is the purchase price of gold ($/ounce)

## How to Calculate Return on Gold?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Return on Gold.

Example Problem #1:

- First, determine the current value of gold ($/ounce).
- The current value of gold ($/ounce) is given as: 1,200.

- Next, determine the purchase price of gold ($/ounce).
- The purchase price of gold ($/ounce) is provided as: 1000.

- Finally, calculate the Return on Gold using the equation above:

ROG = (CVG – PPG) / PPG * 100

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

ROG = (1200 – 1000) / 1000 * 100 = 20 (%)

Example Problem #2:** **

For this problem, the variables needed are provided below:

current value of gold ($/ounce) = 600

purchase price of gold ($/ounce) = 400

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

ROG = (CVG – PPG) / PPG * 100** = ?**