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:

1. First, determine the stock profit (\$).
• The stock profit (\$) is given as: 500.
2. Next, determine the stock purchase price (\$).
• The stock purchase price (\$) is provided as: 375.
3. 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