Question: Math formula to work out yield View Single Post
 amadpants Posts: 7, Reputation: 1 New Member #3 Aug 7, 2008, 01:48 PM
Thank you, the hotel rooms bit was an example, 9 rooms a day with 365 days a year, how would your below answer look then?
Thanks again,
Ann

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 Originally Posted by ebaines Yield is calculated as the return you get divided by the amount you invested. For example, you invest $100 for one year and get back$105 at the end of the year - your yield is 5/100 = 5%. If the investment was made for a period other than 1 year, and you want the resukts in the equaivalent annual yield, it's a little more complicated.: $ Yield% = \left ( \frac {Final} {Initial} \right ) ^ {1/n} -1$ Where: Final = final value of the investment Initial = amount initially invested N = number of years of investment Not sure what you are getting at with respect to hotel rooms. Please clarify.