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Grade 9-12

A FiCycle Analysis of GameStop

Time: 45 mins,
Updated: March 10 2021,
Author: FiCycle
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In this personal finance lesson, students will analyze the value of a stock to a long-term investor.


Over the past month, there has been a spectacular run up in the price of the stock of GameStop (Ticker symbol: GME). The price rose from $18.84 per share at the end of December to $325.00 per share at the end of January. Most of the discussion about GameStop has been about the relative power of individual investors and Wall Street hedge funds. While this is an important debate, FiCycle digs deeper into determining the value of the stock to a long-term investor and ‘Do the Math.’