RATE OF RETURN Definition

Bookmark and Share

RATE OF RETURN is the gain or loss for a security in a particular period, consisting of income plus capital gains relative to investment, usually quoted as a percentage. The real rate of return is the annual return realized on that investment, adjusted for changes in the price due to inflation.

Learn new Accounting Terms

LEXIS is Legal Exchange Informaton Service.

SYSTEMATIC RISK is the risk that is common to all risky securities and cannot be eliminated through diversification. When using the capital asset pricing model, systematic risk is measured by beta.

Suggest a Term

Enter Search Term

Enter a term, then click the entry you would like to view.