The bond-related formulas and functions in the previous chapters assume that every period is the same length. For example, that coupon payments occur every three, six, or twelve months. Some bonds have irregular first or last periods, where the payment dates don’t fit any of those patterns. When you want to calculate the price of a bond with an odd first period, use the ODDFPRICE function.
- [Instructor] The bond related formulas and functions…in the previous chapters assume that every period…is the same length.…For example, the coupon payments occur…every three, six, or twelve months.…Some bonds have irregular first or last periods…where the payment dates don't fit any of those patterns,…so, Excel includes a set of functions…you can use to evaluate those securities.…In this movie, I will show you how to calculate…the price of a security with an odd first period.…My sample file is OddFirstPrice_06_01…and you can find it in the Chapter06 folder…of the Exercise Files collection.…
Because we are evaluating a security…that has an odd first coupon date…we actually need to know a fair amount of information.…The first is the Settlement date,…and that's the date that you the investor…take possession of the security.…Next is the Maturity date…and that is the date that the investment ends…and you receive what you're due at the end.…Next is the Issue date…and that is the date that the security was created.…
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- Recall what the type argument is used to determine when using the PMT function.
- Identify what the M stands for in the ACCRINTM function.
- Name the accounting rules used by the AMORDEGRC function to assign a depreciation coefficient to an asset.
- Recall what internal rate of return generated by the IRR function should be measured against to determine if it is a good investment.
- List the three regular intervals that coupon bonds pay interest at.
- Determine the function that provides a more conservative bond evaluation compared to the DURATION function.
- Explain what the RECEIVED function shows.
Skill Level 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. Analyzing Simulation Results
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