Capital Gains Yield Calculator is a tool to that compute the return on a stock based on the appreciation of the stock.

- Capital Gains Yield:
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- What does Capital Gains Yield mean?
- The capital gains yield or CGY is the rise in the price of a security. The CGY is the rise in the stock price divided by the original price of the security, for common stock holdings.

- Formula
- CGY = (P
_{1}- P_{0}) / P_{0}Where:-

- P
_{0}= price of the stock when we invested into it - P
_{1}= price of the stock after the first period

- P

- Example
Mr. X bought the stock, for $105. Now, after 2 years, the price of the stock has appreciated to $120 per share.

According to the formula, Capital Gains Yield is:-

- = ($120 â€“ $105) / $105
- = 14.29%