NPV(rate, values())

Returns the present value of a series of unequal cash flows at regular intervals (Double).


rateThe discount rate (Double).
values()The array of cash flow values (Variant)

REMARKS
* This function returns the net present value of an investment based on a series of periodic cash flows (payments and receipts) and a discount rate.
* The "rate" is a percentage expressed as a decimal (eg 5% = 0.05)
* The "values" is an array of Double values.
* The "values" array does not have to contain at least one negative value (a payment) and at least one positive value (a receipt).
* You can use the FV function to return the future value of a series of equal cash flows at regular intervals.
* You can use the PV function to return the present value of an annuity.
* The equivalent Excel function is Application.WorksheetFunction.NPV
* The equivalent .NET function is Microsoft.VisualBasic.Financial.Npv
* For the Microsoft documentation refer to docs.microsoft.com

Dim ardoubles(3) as Double 
ardoubles(0) = 200
ardoubles(1) = 600
ardoubles(2) = 400
ardoubles(3) = 1000
Debug.Print Npv(0.05, ardoubles) '= 1902.931
Debug.Print Npv(0.1, ardoubles) '= 1661.225
Debug.Print Npv(0.5, ardoubles) '= 716.049
Debug.Print Npv(1, ardoubles) '= 362.5

Dim ardoubles(3) as Double
ardoubles(0) = -20
ardoubles(1) = 10
ardoubles(2) = 10
ardoubles(3) = 20
Debug.Print Npv(0.05, ardoubles) '= 15.115
Debug.Print Npv(0.1, ardoubles) '= 11.256
Debug.Print Npv(0.5, ardoubles) '= -1.975
Debug.Print Npv(1, ardoubles) '= -5

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