**Contents**show

## How do you calculate the value of common stock if a dividend is growing constantly?

The formula is **P = D/(r-g)**, where P is the current price, D is the next dividend the company is to pay, g is the expected growth rate in the dividend and r is what’s called the required rate of return for the company.

Present Value of Stock – Constant Growth

The formula for the present value of a stock with constant growth is **the estimated dividends to be paid divided by the difference between the required rate of return and the growth rate.**

## How do you calculate dividend growth rate?

To determine the dividend growth rate you can use the **mathematical formula G1= D2/D1-1**, where G1 is the periodic dividend growth, D2 is the dividend payment in the second year and D1 is the previous year’s dividend payout.

## How do you calculate stock value?

The most common way to value a stock is to **compute the company’s price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio**. The P/E ratio equals the company’s stock price divided by its most recently reported earnings per share (EPS). A low P/E ratio implies that an investor buying the stock is receiving an attractive amount of value.

**You need to know original price, final price and time frame to find the growth rate for a stock.**

- Divide the final value of the stock by the initial value of the stock. …
- Divide 1 by the number of years the growth occurred over. …
- Raise the result from Step 1 to the result from Step 2. …
- Take away 1 from the Step 3 result.

## What is required rate of return on stock?

The required rate of return (RRR) is **the minimum return an investor will accept for owning a company’s stock**, as compensation for a given level of risk associated with holding the stock. The RRR is also used in corporate finance to analyze the profitability of potential investment projects.

## What is terminal value formula?

Terminal value is calculated by dividing the last cash flow forecast by the difference between the discount rate and terminal growth rate. The terminal value calculation estimates the value of the company after the forecast period. The formula to calculate terminal value is: **(FCF * (1 + g)) / (d – g)**

## What type of stocks pay dividends?

**Preferred stock shares** provide an attractive yield and a steady dividend. Dividends from the preferred stock of a corporation also qualify for the lower dividend tax rate.

## When valuing a stock the advantage to considering the stock price in the distant future?

When valuing a stock, the advantage to considering the stock price in the distant future, rather than a more near-term price, as a cash flow is that: When discounted **to present value, a stock price in the distant future is nearly 0**.

**To calculate the DPS from the income statement:**

- Figure out the net income of the company. …
- Determine the number of shares outstanding. …
- Divide net income by the number of shares outstanding. …
- Determine the company’s typical payout ratio. …
- Multiply the payout ratio by the net income per share to get the dividend per share.

## How do you calculate the future value of a stock?

**The future value formula**

- future value = present value x (1+ interest rate)
^{n}Condensed into math lingo, the formula looks like this: - FV=PV(1+i)
^{n}In this formula, the superscript n refers to the number of interest-compounding periods that will occur during the time period you’re calculating for. … - FV = $1,000 x (1 + 0.1)
^{5}