By Claire O'Neal

The complicated global of making an investment in shares is simplified for cutting-edge teenager. From the definition of inventory to how they're plagued by monetary adjustments is designated with functional examples from the teen's global.

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M. 29%). But these prices don’t tell the whole story. 03B ($179,030,000,000). In fact, Coca-Cola is one of the blue-chip components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. 01 (“Day’s Range”). 67 (“52wk Range”). Now, compare this to PepsiCo. 00, is higher. You could buy nearly two shares of KO for every one share your friend buys of PEP. But which company’s stock offers the biggest bang for your buck right now? We’ll use three stats—EPS, P/E, and Div/ Yield%—to find out. Online charts provide all the stats you’ll need to keep tabs on the stock of your favorite beverage company.

Capitalization, or the total value of its stock on the market. Most companies start as “small caps” when they go public, with market caps of less than $2 billion. 36B). Others aim to grow. When business takes off, the price of a small cap’s stock rises. The corporation can then raise more money to grow faster—building more factories or hiring better people—by making more stock available for investors to buy. This larger number, or volume, of shares trading, combined with higher per-share prices, pushes the company into the mid-cap range.

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