Answered By: Barbara Coffey Last Updated: Oct 01, 2019 Views: 36
Total return = the capital appreciation (depreciation) and dividends/interest. The formula becomes more complex if the dividends are reinvested in the security being analyzed as then the timing of dividend payments and intermediate prices become relevant.
The formula :
Return =(Ending value of asset + Ending value of the issued and invested dividends/interest) / Beginning value.
To annualize = Return^(1/years)
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