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# Aptitude - Stocks and Shares - Discussion

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- Alexander Pope
6.

A 6% stock yields 8%. The market value of the stock is:

 [A]. Rs. 48 [B]. Rs. 75 [C]. Rs. 96 [D]. Rs. 133.33

Explanation:

For an income of Rs. 8, investment = Rs. 100.

 For an income of Rs. 6, investment = Rs. 100 x 6 = Rs. 75. 8

Market value of Rs. 100 stock = Rs. 75.

 Vvsdgdttr said: (Fri, Sep 16, 2011 06:33:26 PM) From where did 100 came?

 M.V.Krishna/Palvoncha said: (Thu, Jan 12, 2012 08:56:33 PM) Here we are comparing on percentages so 100% is taken as 100 rupees for easy calculation.

 Manali said: (Sun, Aug 19, 2012 09:37:28 PM) From where we get 100?

 Ajay said: (Wed, Aug 29, 2012 06:59:35 PM) Dividend D=6, Interest I =8. We have Divident Amount =I*market value=D*face value which implies 8m=6f ->m/f=0.75 Taking 100 rs as reference we get 75 Rs.

 Dilip said: (Mon, Dec 3, 2012 11:01:57 AM) What is the correct meaning of question?