Shaalaa.com | Shares and Dividends Example 1
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A company gives x% dividend on its Rs. 60 shares, whereas the return on the investment in these shares is (x + 3) %. If the market value of each share is Rs. 50, find the value of x.
A man invests Rs. 22,500 in Rs. 50 shares available at 10% discount. If the dividend paid by the company is 12%, calculate:
1) The number of shares purchased
2) The annual dividend received.
3) The rate of return he gets on his investment. Give your answer correct to the nearest whole number.
Peter invests Rs. 5,625 in a company paying 7% per annum when a share of Rs. 10 stands from Rs. 12.50. Find Peter’s income from this investment.
If he sells 60% of these shares from Rs. 10 each, find his gain or loss in this transaction.
Rajat buys Rs. 80 shares at 30% premium in a company paying 18% dividend. Find:
(i) The market value of 150 shares.
(ii) Rajat’s annual income from these shares.
(iii) Rajat’s percentage return from this investment.
How much should a man invest in Rs. 50 shares selling at Rs. 60 to obtain an income of Rs. 450, if the rate of dividend declared is 10%. Also find his yield percent, to the nearest whole number.
A man bought Rs. 40 shares at a discount of 40%. Find his income, if he invests Rs. 12,000 in these shares and receives a dividend at the rate of 11% on the face value of the shares.