I'm trying to get EXCEL to extract stock prices quoted in individual cells as 52-week ranges --e.g. 11.76-19.90-- and do the following calculation: (higher price - lower price)/lower price Obviously, this a problem because each cell appears to handle the range as text or something. Is there are way to get EXCEL to handle the "text" (or however else it is interpreting what's in the cell) as individual numbers? Great thanks for any help.

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2/21/2004 8:49:01 PM

Thank you for your response, but it did not work. In answer to your question, yes the numbers reported are always lower number - higher number as follows: 11.76 - 19.90 in column H. Thus I copied the formula you offered as: =(VALUE(MID(H1,FIND("-",H1)+1,20))-VALUE(LEFT(H1,FIND("-",H1)-1)))/VALU(LEFT (H1,FIND("-",H1)-1)) in column L. But when I attempt this, the result is a "#NAME?" Thank you again for any help. Any assistance would be appreciated.

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2/21/2004 9:34:14 PM

That's amazing (the second formula works). Great thanks for your efforts. "Frank Kabel" <frank.kabel@freenet.de> wrote in message news:OOWSWNM%23DHA.220@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl... > Hi > there is a small typo in the formula I gave you (VALU instead of > VALUE). Try > =(VALUE(MID(H1,FIND("-",H1)+1,20))-VALUE(LEFT(H1,FIND("-",H1)-1)))/VALU > E(LEFT(H1,FIND("-",H1)-1)) > > or if the above does not work (as there seems to be some spaces) try > =(VALUE(TRIM(MID(H1,FIND("-",H1)+1,20)))-VALUE(TRIM(LEFT(H1,FIND("-",H1 > )-1))))/VALUE(TRIM(LEFT(H1,FIND("-",H1)-1))) > > > -- > Regards > Frank Kabel > Frankfurt, Germany > > Manfred wrote: > > Thank you for your response, but it did not work. In answer to your > > question, yes the numbers reported are always lower number - higher > > number as follows: > > > > 11.76 - 19.90 > > > > > > in column H. Thus I copied the formula you offered as: > > > > > =(VALUE(MID(H1,FIND("-",H1)+1,20))-VALUE(LEFT(H1,FIND("-",H1)-1)))/VALU > (LEFT > > (H1,FIND("-",H1)-1)) > > > > in column L. But when I attempt this, the result is a "#NAME?" > > > > Thank you again for any help. Any assistance would be appreciated. >

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2/21/2004 9:48:30 PM

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