One straightforward way to calculate the value of a bond is to estimate the bond’s yield given the investment’s conditions, such as price, coupon rate, and time to maturity. In Excel, you can calculate a bond’s yield, perhaps not surprisingly, by using the YIELD function. The YIELD function provides a simplified look at bonds.
- [Voiceover] One straightforward way to calculate…the value of a bond…is to estimate the bond yield…given the investment's conditions.…Those conditions could include price, coupon rate,…which is interest payments you receive…one or more times per year,…as well as time to maturity.…In Excel, you can calculate a bond's yield,…perhaps not surprisingly,…by using the yield function.…I will show you how to perform this type of calculation…using the yield with periodic interest 05-10 sample workbook…which you can find in the Chapter 5 folder…of your exercise files collection.…
You need a fair amount of information to calculate the yield…of a bond that pays out periodic interest.…The first thing you need to know…is the settlement date,…that's when you take possession of the bond.…Next is the maturity date,…and that is when the bond matures…and you receive your principal plus accumulated interest.…Next is the percent coupon,…and this is the amount of money that you receive…from the bond every time there is a coupon payment.…
- Analyzing loans, payments, and interest
- Calculating depreciation
- Determining values and rates of return
- Calculating bond coupon dates and security durations
- Calculating security prices and yields
- Calculating prices and yields of securities with odd periods
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. Calculating Prices and Yields of Securities with Odd Periods
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