Holding Period Return Formula: HPR = (Ending value of investment - Beginning value of investment +/- Cash flows) / Beginning value of investment

Holding Period Return Definition The Holding Period Return Calculator is an online calculator that will show you how to calculate the holding period return of a given investment (or group of investments). Start by entering in the beginning investment value, the ending investment value, and any income such as dividends or interest received from the investment. There is no need to memorize the holding period return formula because all you have to do is input the numbers and press the calculate button – try out the online Holding Period Return Calculator now! If you want to annualize the interest rate then be sure and check out the Annual Effective Interest Rate Calculator.

How to Calculate Holding Period Return Let's be honest - sometimes the best holding period return calculator is the one that is easy to use and doesn't require us to even know what the holding period return formula is in the first place! But if you want to know the exact formula for calculating holding period return then please check out the "Formula" box above.