(accounting) an assessment of the long-term profitability of a project made by adding together all the revenue it can be expected to achieve over its whole life and deducting all the costs involved, discounting both future costs and revenue at an appropriate rate NPV
the process of calculating the value of an investment by adding the present value of expected future cash flows to the initial cost of the investment; the difference between the cost of an investment and the discounted present value of all future earnings from that investment; abbr. NPV
If the net present value is positive, the investment should be made (unless an even better investment exists), otherwise it should not.
noun 1. the actual profit made on a business transaction, sale, etc., or during a specific period of business activity, after deducting all costs from gross receipts. noun 1. gross profit minus all operating costs not included in the calculation of gross profit, esp wages, overheads, and depreciation noun actual revenue after expenses in a […]
spelling It’s spelled “netiquette”. (1999-09-30)
- Net realizable value
noun 1. the net value of an asset if it were to be sold, taking into account the cost of making the sale and of bringing the asset into a saleable state NRV
/nəˈtrɛbkəʊ/ noun 1. Anna. born 1971, Russian operatic soprano