accounting rate of return

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accounting rate of return UK US noun [C] (plural accounting rates of return) (ABBREVIATION ARR) ACCOUNTING
the amount of money you invest in a project divided by the amount of profit you expect to get from it. Accounting rates of return are used when choosing the best projects to invest in: »

In evaluating corporate performance an attempt will be made to link accounting rates of return to an internal rate of return.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • rate of return — Calculated as the (value now minus value at time of purchase) divided by value at time of purchase. For equities ( equity), we often include dividends with the value now. See also: return, annual rate of return. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * …   Financial and business terms

  • rate of return — Fin an accounting ratio of the income from an investment to the amount of the investment, used to measure financial performance. EXAMPLE There is a basic formula that will serve most needs, at least initially: [(Current value of amount invested – …   The ultimate business dictionary

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