Stocks: Understanding Investment Performance


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How much will Neil spend to buy 30 stocks at $14.31 per stock?

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1. How much will Sarah earn if she sells 10 stocks at $9.23 per stock with a brokerage fee of $7?

2. The company Walter Spring just gave out dividends of $2.13 per stock. How much did Jimmy get in dividends for his 25 stocks in the company?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can be used to check your understanding of stocks and dividends. To pass the quiz, you will need to know the basics of buying and selling stocks.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • Stocks
  • Dividends
  • Calculating total earnings

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and corresponding worksheet to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding stocks
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characteristics of dividends
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to answer stock practice problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about properties of stocks, review the accompanying lesson Stocks: Understanding the Investment Performance. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the benefits of purchasing stocks
  • Determine how stocks are purchased
  • Understand characteristics of dividends
  • Calculate total earnings