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Fair rate of return

The rate of return that state governments allow a public utility to earn on its investments and expenditures. Utilities then use these profits to pay investors and provide service upgrades to their customers.



Fair rate of return

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Rate of return

Rate of return

Calculated as the (value now minus value at time of purchase) divided by value at time of purchase. For equities, we often include dividends with the value now. See also: Return, annual rate of return.


Increasing returns to scale

Increasing returns to scale

A property of a production function such that changing all inputs by the same proportion changes output more than in proportion. Common forms include homogeneous of degree greater than one and production with constant marginal cost but positive fixed cost. Also called economies of scale, scale economies, and simply increasing returns. Contrasts with decreasing returns and constant returns.


Mean return

Mean return

See: Expected return


External increasing returns to scale

External increasing returns to scale

External economies of scale.


Annualized holding period return

Annualized holding period return

The annual rate of return that when compounded t times generates the same t-period holding return as actually occurred from period 1 to period t.


Further Suggestions

Return on investment (ROI)
Horizon return
Market RRR (required rate of return) Schedule
Pretax rate of return
Average rate of return (ARR)
T period holding period return
Specific Return
Leveraged required return
Portfolio internal rate of return
Subperiod return
Decreasing returns to scale
Cash on cash return
Individual tax return
Risk adjusted return
real return
Cumulative abnormal return (CAR)
Expost average rate of return
Separate tax returns
After tax real rate of return
Risk return trade off
Return to maturity expectations
Return
Compound Annual Return
return on capital employed
Consolidated tax return


 
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