## How do you calculate cumulative return on a portfolio?

To calculate the cumulative investment return, you would first take the current value of your XYZ shares ($20,000) and subtract the price at which you originally purchased the shares ($10,000). This would give you your total dollar gain ($10,000).

### How do you calculate the expected return and variance of a portfolio?

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#### How do you calculate portfolio weight?

Portfolio weight is the percentage of an investment portfolio that a particular holding or type of holding comprises. The most basic way to determine the weight of an asset is by dividing the dollar value of a security by the total dollar value of the portfolio.

**How do we calculate return?**

ROI is calculated by subtracting the initial value of the investment from the final value of the investment (which equals the net return), then dividing this new number (the net return) by the cost of the investment, and, finally, multiplying it by 100.

**What is a good return on investment?**

A really good return on investment for an active investor is 15% annually. It’s aggressive, but it’s achievable if you put in time to look for bargains. You can double your buying power every six years if you make an average return on investment of 12% after taxes and inflation every year.

## How do you calculate simple rate of return?

The simple rate of return is calculated by taking the annual incremental net operating income and dividing by the initial investment. When calculating the annual incremental net operating income, we need to remember to reduce by the depreciation expense incurred by the investment.

### What is the formula of payback period?

The payback period is the number of months or years it takes to return the initial investment. To calculate a more exact payback period: payback period = amount to be invested / estimated annual net cash flow.

#### What is a simple payback?

An energy investment’s Simple Payback is the time it would take to recover the initial investment in energy savings. If a clients pays $1,500 for an energy project and they save $1,500 a year in energy then their simple payback would be 1 year. Payback = Cost of project/ Energy savings per year.

**How do you calculate payback period from months and years?**

The payback period for Alternative B is calculated as follows:Divide the initial investment by the annuity: $100,000 ÷ $35,000 = 2.86 (or 10.32 months).The payback period for Alternative B is 2.86 years (i.e., 2 years plus 10.32 months).

**How do you calculate the cash payback period?**

How to calculate the payback periodAveraging method. Divide the annualized expected cash inflows into the expected initial expenditure for the asset. Subtraction method. Subtract each individual annual cash inflow from the initial cash outflow, until the payback period has been achieved.

## How do you calculate payback period in appraisal?

Payback is perhaps the simplest method of investment appraisal. The payback period is the time it takes for a project to repay its initial investment. Payback is used measured in terms of years and months, though any period could be used depending on the life of the project (e.g. weeks, months).

### What is a good payback period?

The shortest payback period is generally considered to be the most acceptable. This is a particularly good rule to follow when a company is deciding between one or more projects or investments. The reason being, the longer the money is tied up, the less opportunity there is to invest it elsewhere.

#### What is the average payback period?

Average Payback Period is a method that indicates in what time the initial investment should be repaid ( at a uniform implementation of cash flows). Average Payback Period, usually not abbreviated.

**What are the disadvantages of payback period?**

Disadvantages of the Payback Method Ignores the time value of money: The most serious disadvantage of the payback method is that it does not consider the time value of money. Cash flows received during the early years of a project get a higher weight than cash flows received in later years.

**What is the difference between ROI and payback period?**

Simple ROI is the incremental gains of an action divided by the cost of the action. Simple ROI also doesn’t illustrate the risk of an investment. Payback Period: Payback period is the length of time that it takes for the cumulative gains from an investment to equal the cumulative cost.

## What is a good ROI ratio?

5:1

### Is IRR same as ROI?

ROI indicates total growth, start to finish, of an investment, while IRR identifies the annual growth rate. While the two numbers will be roughly the same over the course of one year, they will not be the same for longer periods.

#### How do we calculate NPV?

Formula for NPVNPV = (Cash flows)/( 1+r)^t.Cash flows= Cash flows in the time period.r = Discount rate.t = time period.