holding period return

Definition

The return earned from the act of holding an asset over a given period. The return is equal to the income and other gains (such as appreciation) earned from the asset, divided by the original cost of the asset. The holding period return can be calculated for any asset, including a bond, an individual stock, or a complete portfolio.

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You should try and do your best to get the most out of the holding period return that you can get.

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The holding period return was a really interesting concept for me and I wanted to know more about it and what it did.

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They calculated the holding period return and realized they earned an extra 4% return on the investment by not selling it one year ago.

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