# How is yield calculated?

## How is yield calculated?

To calculate, take the 'Annual rental income (Weekly rent x 52 weeks)' and divide by the 'Property value'. Then multiply this number by 100. Example: Property value $600,000 and expected rent $500 a week.

## What is tax equivalent yield?

Taxable equivalent yield (also called equivalent taxable interest rate) is the return that is required on a taxable investment to make it equal to the return on a tax-exempt investment. The taxable equivalent yield is commonly used when evaluating municipal bond returns.

**How do I calculate yield to maturity?**

Yield to maturity (YTM) = [(Face value/Present value)1/Time period]-1. If the YTM is less than the bond's coupon rate, then the market value of the bond is greater than par value ( premium bond). If a bond's coupon rate is less than its YTM, then the bond is selling at a discount.

**What is equivalent yield?**

The equivalent yield is actually the discount rate that produces a present value equal to the capital value of the investment when applied to both the term and the reversion cash flows.