Enter the stock sell price ($) and the stock purchase price ($) into the Return On Stocks Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Return On Stocks.

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## Return On Stocks Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Return On Stocks.

ROS = (SP-PP) / PP * 100

- Where ROS is the Return On Stocks (%)
- SP is the stock sell price ($)
- PP is the stock purchase price ($)

## How to Calculate Return On Stocks?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Return On Stocks.

Example Problem #1:

- First, determine the stock sell price ($).
- The stock sell price ($) is given as: 175.

- Next, determine the stock purchase price ($).
- The stock purchase price ($) is provided as: 60.

- Finally, calculate the Return On Stocks using the equation above:

ROS = (SP-PP) / PP * 100

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

ROS = (175-60) / 60 * 100 = 191.66 (%)

Example Problem #2:** **

For this problem, the variables needed are provided below:

stock sell price ($) = 80

stock purchase price ($) = 40

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

ROS = (SP-PP) / PP * 100** = ?**