Why do Investors Want Share Prices to Go Up?

Submitted by Share Trading on 23 February, 2010 - 15:54

Investors want share prices to go up so they can increase their capital value and possibly sell their shares at a profit.

Investors want share prices to go up, so the capital value of their stock portfolio increases. Share price rises in stocks are also appreciated by share traders who are trading long, individuals who have superannuation or own a portfolio of shares. And if they've followed the basic rule of buying low and selling high, they would easily gain a profit from their share trading or an increased portfolio value. Having the share price go up is great for investors as it allows them to follow the basic maxim of buying low and selling high.

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