Aptitude - Stocks and Shares - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Stocks and Shares - General Questions (Q.No. 5)
5.
By investing in 16% stock at 64, one earns Rs. 1500. The investment made is:
Rs. 5640
Rs. 5760
Rs. 7500
Rs. 9600
Explanation:

 To earn Rs. 50 , investment = Rs. 64. 3

 To earn Rs. 1500, investment = Rs. 64 x 3 x 1500 = Rs. 5760. 50

Discussion:
48 comments Page 1 of 5.

Raju@cat trainer said:   9 years ago
16% stock at 64.

Means x% dividend on market value.

So 16% means 16 rupees for 100th of share.

Dividend = Annual profit of shares or x% stock of total face values.

Eg:

A person purchased 7200, 8% stock at 90. What is the face value, market value, dividend?

Sol: A person purchased 7200 worth of stock at 8 % dividend.

So 8% dividend means 8 rupees.

Face value of shares=total value of shares.

Fv = 7200.

Total market value = 90% of total face value.

90/100*7200 = 6480.

Dividend on all shares 8% on 7200.

8/100*7200 = 576.

Rupali D said:   1 decade ago
@pawan Suppose u do a work in 2 days...
then what amount u work in 1 day??????
obviously half work.....isnt it?????
then how it comes 1/2 work????????
in this way.......
2 days.....1 work
1 day.......X work...
i.e 2*X = 1*1
i.e X =(1*1)/2
i.e X = 1/2 work.........this is the answer...

Raju said:   9 years ago
Income 1500 means dividend on total face value of stocks.

Dividend always earned on total face value of shares as per market value.

d = g/mv*fv.

16of2/3% means we gain(g) 50/3 at 100.

1500 = 50/3/64*fv.
fv = 1500*3/50*64.
fv = 5760.

Total fv is investment to price shares.

Lucky said:   1 decade ago
Here if you invest 64 Rs then you'll get 16 2/3%.

16 2/3% = 50/3 = 16.6Rs.
Which means you'll earn 16.6Rs.

In the question, one earns 1500 Rs then how much we invested?

64 ---- 16.6 or 50/3.
? ----- 1500.

= (1500*64)/(50/3).
= 1500*64*3/50.
= 5760.

Swikrity said:   1 decade ago
See,

50/3 he is earning when he is investing Rs. 64.

So for earning of Rs.1 he has to invest Rs. 64/(50/3).

So for earning of Rs.1500 he has to invest Rs. 64/(50/3)*1500.
=64*(3/50)*1500
=64*3*1500/50
=Rs. 5760.

Dhivya said:   2 years ago
@All.

Solve it by logic;

For earning rs.50/3 he has invested Rs.64.
To earn Rs.1500 how much thus he had to invest,
50/3. 64.
1500. x.

50/3x = 64 * 1500.
Therefore:
x = 64 * 1500 * 3/50.
Ans : 5760.

Hope this might help.
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Sunand Pal said:   5 years ago
I believe here ideally the Face Value should have been mentioned, the face value assumed is 100.

Total Investment= ((Total Income)/(Face Value * Dividend ) ) * Market Value

Please take a note Market Value is Investment per share.
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Raam said:   1 year ago
@Dhivya.

How did you compare 50/3x = 64*1500.
you mentioned in the above equation that;
50/3*64.

1500*x
therefore,50/3*64 =1500*x,
this might be possible.
Then how did you declared that comparison? Please explain to me.

Sunil said:   7 years ago
It tells that earn rs16.66 by investing Rs 64.

By earn rs100 we need to invest in 8 shares(16.66 * 8 = 100) so for earn 1500 need to purchase 8*15 = 120shares.
1share = 64rs.
So total investment =64 * 120 = 5760.

Anjali said:   9 years ago
After I made research on this question, there is a mistake I found.

i.e., the question is stated with 16% and the answer has solved with 50/3%. Now up to you which one you will think is right.