In order to calculate the market price per share, you must know the price per share on a given date as well as the number of outstanding shares of stock. You also have to find out if the stock pays dividends. Put these v... More » Business & Finance Financial Calculations

Calculate price per share by dividing the market value per share by the earnings per share. This is also known as the price-earnings ratio or P/E ratio. More » Math Calculus

The price of a share of stock is not calculated so much as it is determined by the amount investors are willing to pay on any given day. According to, the market opens each day with a clean slate. It is possibl... More » Business & Finance Investing
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To calculate earnings per share, evaluate the total income generated by the company and the number of shares issued. Subtract dividend paid from net income, and divide by the average number of outstanding shares. More » Business & Finance Financial Calculations