# Simple Stock Profit Amount and Percentage Calculator

### Results:

Total Purchased Amount:

Total Selling Amount:

Reduced Amount in Tax:

Reduced Amount in Charges & Fees:

Profit Amount:

Profit Percentage:

Updated On: September 29, 2024

Share Profit Calculator is a simple calculating app to estimate the profit gained during buying and selling of share. Profit from share is calculated by subtracting buying and selling price. The actual profit is obtained by considering all taxes, commission, charges and number of shares owned during calculation. Share (stock) profit calculator helps for easier, efficient, one step, error free calculation.

The selling of share on its higher price peak, yields more profit. But it is uncertain to predict how high the price will step. Long term investment are more profitable since the stocks are only sold when it reaches its maximum price limit. Short term investment may or may not achieve profit due to various fluctuations. Also, in general short-term investment yields less profit than long term investment.

## How To Use Share Profit Calculator

It is user friendly coded application having all basic features. The steps involved in using this calculator are as follow.

**Step 1**: Enter the quantity of share you owned of a
particular company.

**Step 2**: Enter the buying price per share at which it was bought earlier. If you have bought various quantities of share in
various price range, use share average calculator to obtain the average price. And then enter the average price in “Purchase Price
Per Share” field.

**Step 3**: Enter the selling price per share.

**Step 4**: Enter capital gain tax (percentage) if applicable during the transaction. Also enter if any commission and charges
(amount) are applied.

**Step 5**: Press “calculate” button to output the result based on input values. “Clear” button will wipe out input values.

__Note__: The negative (-ve) sign in the result indicate Loss.

## Share Profit Percentage Calculator

The profit percentage is the profit value expressed in percentage. The profit amount and percentage are interconvertible and represent the same value using different measurement system.

The profit percentage in buying and selling of share can be calculated using the above tool. By properly entering the values in input field, you can out the result. The output result will show profit amount as well as profit percentage. If the optional fields (tax and charges) are filled up during calculation, the obtained profit amount and percentage will be more accurate.

## Share Profit Formula

Profit calculation from share inventory is similar to profit calculation in other fields. The difference between Selling and Purchase price gives profit amount. When the Profit Amount is divided by Purchase Price which is then multiplied by 100, the obtained value is profit percentage

Share Profit Formula = {(Selling Price – Purchase Price) / Purchase Price} * 100

If N is the number of shares, then the total profit amount can be calculated by multiplying the profit amount with N. But the number (N) has no effect on profit percentage calculation since it cancels out.

Due to taxes, charges, commissions and quantity of share, it makes a bit complicated in obtaining the accurate profit. You can use this tool in this case for simplicity and reliability.

## References

https://www.ajhssr.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/ZZZC21501695703.pdf

Damodaran, A. (2024). The little book of valuation: How to value a company, pick a stock, and profit. John Wiley & Sons.

Schabacker, R. (2005). Technical analysis and stock market profits. Harriman House Limited.