# Calculate the Sharpe Ratio with Excel

This article describes how you can implement the Sharpe Ratio in Excel. As an alternative method, I’ll also give some VBA code that can also be used to calculate the Sharpe Ratio.

This article describes how you can implement the Sharpe Ratio in Excel. As an alternative method, I’ll also give some VBA code that can also be used to calculate the Sharpe Ratio.

This Excel spreadsheet implements the Black-Scholes pricing model to value European Options (both Calls and Puts). The spreadsheet allows for dividends and also gives you the Greeks

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