Enter the stock profit ($) and the stock purchase price ($) into the Stock Margin Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Stock Margin.

## Stock Margin Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Stock Margin.

**STM = SP / PP * 100**

- Where STM is the Stock Margin (%)
- SP is the stock profit ($)
- PP is the stock purchase price ($)

## How to Calculate Stock Margin?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Stock Margin.

Example Problem #1:

- First, determine the stock profit ($).
- The stock profit ($) is given as: 500.

- Next, determine the stock purchase price ($).
- The stock purchase price ($) is provided as: 375.

- Finally, calculate the Stock Margin using the equation above:

STM = SP / PP * 100

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

STM = 500 / 375 * 100 = 133.33 (%)

Example Problem #2:** **

For this problem, the variables required are provided below:

stock profit ($) = 800

stock purchase price ($) = 450

Test your knowledge using the equation and check your answer with the calculator above.

STM = SP / PP * 100** = ?**