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 Gearing Simulator
Use this simulator to compare the effects of building a portfolio using borrowed funds versus a portfolio using just your own funds. Simulate the rise or fall of the price of a share investment to see the impact this will have on your portfolio.

Please note: do not enter commas or any other symbols. Numbers only.

Stock Amount:  
Purchase Price:$
Sale Price:$
Geared at:  %
Interest Rate:  %

  Ungeared Geared
Own Capital Invested:
Margin Loan:n/a
Total Investment:
Interest Paid:n/a
Net Sale Proceeds:
(after loan repaid)
Profit:
  1. The outcomes generated by this device:
    1. do not constitute financial, tax and legal advice in relation to entering into, or the suitability of, any margin lending facility;
    2. are of a generic nature only and are intended for use by you as a guide only;
    3. have been provided without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs;
    4. do not take into account your credit limit or, unless otherwise specified, any other limits that might be applied to any borrowing by you; and
    5. unless otherwise specified, do not represent any particular margin lending product available in the market.
    We recommend that you obtain professional financial advice before making any financial decisions based on this information.
  2. You acknowledge that using a margin lending facility multiplies the effect of both rising and falling values. In a falling market, losses on an investment acquired through margin lending are greater.
  3. Any changes to the device's variables will result in different outcomes. Results are based on the accuracy of information inputted. The range of any variable is designed to accommodate the widest reasonable number of scenarios. To determine outcomes outside these limitations, we recommend that you obtain professional financial advice.
  4. Neither the provider of this device nor any of its related entities, employees or directors accepts any responsibility for any losses arising from the use of or reliance upon any outcomes or conclusions reached by you in using this device.
  5. Outcomes may not take into account any fees and charges payable, nor allow for any taxes or other government charges that may become payable. You should make your own enquiries in relation to any such costs stemming from any particular margin lending product.
This calculator is issued by St.George Bank - A Division of Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL 233714.