Join Curt Frye for an in-depth discussion in this video COUPDAYBS: Calculating total days between coupon beginning and settlement, part of Excel 2010: Financial Functions in Depth.
Bonds that pay interest prior to maturity are know as coupon bonds.…When you purchase a bond you should know how far into a coupon period you are…buying the bond so you can tell how long enough you'll have to wait to receive your…first interest payment.…You can calculate the number of days between the coupon beginning and settlement…date using the coupon days between beginning settlement function, which is…abbreviated COUPDAYBS.…So to create the formula you need to now the following are four values.…The first is the settlement date. That is the date that you take possession of…the investment or you basically by in.…
Then you have the maturity date, which is the date that proceeds from the…investment are due to you.…Then you have coupon frequency.…Now I mentioned that coupons are payments for a bond.…Coupons can occur within Excel either once a year, twice a year, or four times a year.…So annually, semiannually or quarterly.…And then finally we have the basis and the basis is the method that you use for counting days.…
- Analyzing loans, payments, and interest
- Discovering the interest rate of an annuity
- Determining depreciation using the straight line, declining balance, double-declining balance, and other methods
- Calculating the future value of an investment with variable returns
- Finding the discount rate of a security
- Converting between fractional prices and decimal prices
- Determining the yield of securities that pay interest periodically
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: Where can I learn more about Excel formulas?
A: Discover more on this topic by visiting Excel formulas on lynda.com.
Managing and Analyzing Data in Excel 2010with Dennis Taylor1h 32m Appropriate for all
Excel 2010: Data Validation in Depthwith Dennis Taylor59m 45s Intermediate
1. Analyzing Loans, Payments, and Interest
2. Calculating Depreciation
3. Determining Values and Rates of Return
4. Calculating Bond Coupon Dates and Security Durations
5. Calculating Security Prices and Yields
6. Calculating Prices and Yields of Securities with Odd Periods
Additional resources1m 5s
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