# Worksheet on Share and Dividend

Practice the questions given in the worksheet on share and dividend.

1. Michael has a choice to invest in 10-dollar shares of two firms at $13 or at$ 16. If the first firm pays 5% dividend and the second firm pays 6% dividend per annum, find:

(i) which firm is paying better.

(ii) if Michael invests equally in both the firms and the difference between the return from them is $30. Find how much, in all, does he invest. 2. A dividend of 9% was declared on$ 100 shares selling at a certain price in the stock market. If the rate of return is 7.5%, calculate

(i) the market price of each share, and

(ii) the amount to be invested to obtain an annual dividend of $630. 3. William has the option of investing his money in 8%$ 10 shares at a premium of $3.50 or 7%$ 100 shares at a premium of 20%. Which of the two investments will be more profitable for him?

4. Daniel invests $1344 in buying shares of face value$ 24 selling at 12% premium. The dividend on the shares is 15% per annum. Calculate

(i) the number of shares Daniel buys, and

(ii) the dividend he receives annually.

5. Matthew invests $5625 in a company paying 7% per annum when share of$ 10 stands for $12.50. Find peter’s income from this investment. If he sells 60 % of these shares for$ 10 each, find his gain or loss in this transaction.

6. George buys $100 shares of a company which pays 15 % dividend. He buys the shares at a price from the market that gives him 10% return on his investment. At what price did he buy each share? 7. Ryan invests in 9%$ 100 shares at $145 but Brandon invests in 7%$ 100 shares at $116. Whose investment is better? Answers for the worksheet on share and dividend are given below: Answers: 1. (i) First firm (ii)$ 62,400

2. (i) $120 (ii)$ 8400

3. First kind

4. (i) 50

(ii) $180 5.$ 315; $675 less 6.$ 150

7.  Ryan’s

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