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Suppose a stock had an initial price of $50 per share, paid a dividend of $.80 per share during the year, and had an ending share price of $60.
 
Compute the total percentage return. (Do not round intermediate calculations. Enter your answer as a percent rounded to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)
 
Total return             %

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The total percentage return is 21.60%.

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В 1 Beginning Share Price 2 Ending Share Price $50 $60 3 Dividends Paid S0.80 4 Total Percentage Return 21.60%

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