Rate Of Return

Business / Finance / Rate Of Return: Calculated as the (value now minus value at time of purchase) divided by value at time of purchase. For equities, we often include dividends with the value now. See also: Return, annual rate of return.

Other Words for Rate

Rate Verb Synonyms: measure, pace, gait, speed, velocity, clip
Rate Noun Synonyms: rank, grade, class, classify, evaluate, estimate, calculate, compute, count, reckon, judge, gauge, assess, appraise, measure
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Other Words for Return

Return Adjective Synonyms: exchange, bring back or carry back
Return Noun Synonyms: replace, put back, restore, give back, bring or carry back
Return Verb Synonyms: come or go back, revert, turn back
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Risk-Adjusted Return

Business / Finance / Risk-Adjusted Return: Often we subtract from the rate of return on an asset a rate of return from another asset that has similar risk. This gives an abnormal rate of return that shows how the asset performed over and above MORE

Multiple Rates Of Return

Business / Finance / Multiple Rates Of Return: More than one rate of return from the same project that makes the net present value of the project equal to zero. This situation arises when the IRR method is used for a project in which negative cash MORE

Cost Of Funds

Business / Finance / Cost Of Funds: The required rate of return for an investment of 100% equity. MORE

Internal Rate Of Return (IRR)

Business / Finance / Internal Rate Of Return (IRR): Dollar-weighted rate of return. Discount rate at which net present value (NPV) investment is zero. The rate at which a bond's future cash flows, discounted back to today, equal its price. MORE

Real Rate Of Return

Business / Finance / Real Rate Of Return: The percentage return on some investments that has been adjusted for inflation. MORE

Certificate Of Deposit (CD)

Business / Accounting / Certificate Of Deposit (CD): A timed deposit that may be protected by the FDIC, incurs penalty charges if money is withdrawn before the maturity date, and usually has a higher rate of return than other interest-bearing savings op MORE

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