Open Educational Resources

Document Type

Lecture or Presentation

Publication Date

Fall 2019


This lecture describes the basics of common stock, preferred stock, and stock quotes; describes a tradeoff between dividends and growth in stock valuation. Finally, discusses how to value a stock as the present value of the company’s total payout.


This OER was created under the CUNY/SUNY Scale Up Initiative grant, 2018-2019, sponsored by the CUNY Office of Library Services.

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