How to Calculate Capital Value

How to Calculate Capital Value
An asset's capital value is an expression of market value at a given point in time.

Using your Internet browser, go to a finance website by typing the web address (see "Resources" below) into the address bar at the top of the browser and press the ENTER key.

Type the name or symbol of the stock into the form located at the top of the homepage. Click the "Get Quotes" or "Go" button.* Note the price and time of the last trade as well as the current date.

Using your calculator, multiply this price by the number of units of stock held. The result is the capital value of holdings for this particular stock as of the time noted.