Finding net worth

Math in the newsIn class yesterday and today, students spent some time exploring the net worth of companies as we prepare to explore personal net worth.

Take some time to discuss stocks at home and look through the net worth of some companies that you own stock in or are interested in.

In class, we used the Google Finance site, but you may want to use the information provided by your brokerage since it may provide better explanations of the terms used in the reports.

If you need help finding a report, remember to search for a public company, click Financials, and then Balance Sheet. You should wind up with something like this: Statement for Apple (Click on Balance Sheet). Continue reading Finding net worth