Rate of return

By | 2017-09-13T15:26:03+00:00 13th September 2017|

A rate of return is a gain or loss made on an investment over a specified period of time, expressed as a percentage of the cost of the investment. Gains on investments are defined as income received plus any capital gains realized on the sale of the investment. An alternative use of the term rate of return is the net amount of discounted cash flows received on an investment.