Present Value Calculator is a tool used in Finance that calculates the present day value of an amount that is received at a future date

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Background Information

- What does Present Value mean?
- Present value is also referred to as the "discounted value". It is the current value of a future sum of money given a specified rate of return.

- Importance of Present Value
- It is used independently in many areas of finance to discount future values for business analysis. Also, it is used as a component of other financial formulas.

- Formula
Present value = FV / (1 + r)

^{n}Where:-

- FV = future value
- r = rate
- n = number of periods

- Example
- Let’s consider that a person asks you for $10,000 promising to pay it back after a period of 5 years. If we calculate the present value of that future with an inflation rate of 7%. Then, according to the above formula the Present Value is $7,129.86.

Compute PVIF or present value interest factor, used to determine the future discounted rate of a selected value as well as the current value of a particular series for a set number of periods

View ToolEvaluate PVIFA or present value interest factor of annuity, a factor used to determine the present value of a series of annuities

View Tool- May 13, 2018
- Tool Launched

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