trailing return

Definition

The return of a fund or company over a given time period. For example, you could get the trailing twelve month value, which would show the return of the company over the previous twelve months.

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You should try and figure out a way to let everyone know that the trailing return will be coming soon.

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I decided to invest in XYZ because their trailing return showed me a company that has good fundamentals and leadership.

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The trailing return figures were better than expected, so we revised our previous estimates upward and budgeted accordingly as a result.

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