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Input Cash Flows:
Enter negative values for cash outflow (investment) and positive for cash inflow (revenue). See example on the right.
Example:
Invest \$100,000 in Year 1 and receive revenues \$50,000, \$40,000, \$30,000, \$20,000 from Year 2 to 5. What is the Investment Rate of Return? If the required rate of return (discount rate) is 3.125%, what is the net present value?

Procedures:
Enter cash flows -100000, 50000, 40000, 30000, 20000 for Year 1 to 5. Enter 3.125 to the Discount Rate box, then click 'Calculate' button.

The rate of return of this investment project is 17.804%. The net worth of this project is \$31,135.61

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Discount Rate:  %

IRR is independent of the Discount Rate. To calculate NPV, enter a discount rate which may be your cost of borrowing rate.

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