# Stock Cost Calculator

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Stock cost calculation is a financial tool used to calculate the cost of shares owned by an investor. This calculation is usually performed when buying stocks to understand the investment’s cost and evaluate its efficiency.

Especially when multiple purchases are made, an average cost is determined based on the weight of each purchase. It also plays a significant role in evaluating the profitability of the investment before deciding to sell the stocks.

## How Does the Stock Cost Calculation Tool Work?

This tool typically calculates the average cost based on the cost of each purchase and the quantity of shares, especially when multiple purchases are made. Investors can input the cost of each purchase and the quantity of shares into the tool and utilize its calculation functions based on this information. For instance:

- Stock Purchase: An investor might have made purchases of the same stock at different times with varying prices. For instance, the first purchase could be 100 shares at a price of 50 units, and the second purchase could be 50 shares at a price of 55 units.
- Cost Calculation: Using the tool’s provided features, investors calculate the cost of each purchase (price x quantity). These calculations result in the total cost.
- Average Cost Calculation: The total cost is divided by the total quantity of shares to obtain the average cost. This demonstrates the average amount paid per share by the investor.
- Performance Evaluation: Investors can evaluate the performance of their investments by analyzing the changes in stock prices concerning their average costs and the total investment amount.