Converts a price quotation given as a decimal fraction into a decimal value.

Sample Usage



DOLLARDE(fractional_price, unit)

  • fractional_price - The price quotation given using fractional decimal conventions.

  • unit - The units of the fraction, e.g. 8 for 1/8ths or 32 for 1/32nds.


  • DOLLARDE is used to convert from prices specified on certain securities exchanges with minimal increments (e.g. 1/8 or 1/32) into decimal format. These prices may be transmitted on electronic exchanges as 100.01 for 100 1/8 or 100 1/32 depending on the system and minimal increment. DOLLARDE(100.01,8) results in 100.125 whereas DOLLARDE(100.01,32) results in 100.03125.

See Also

DOLLARFR: Converts a price quotation given as a decimal value into a decimal fraction.

In order to use the DOLLARDE formula, start with your edited Excellentable:

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