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present value

[′prez·ənt ′val·yü]
(mining engineering)
The sum of money which, if expended on a mine for purchase, development, and equipment, would produce over the life of the mine a return of the original investment plus a commensurate profit.
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To briefly summarize Fuller's main point: the net present value criterion demonstrates that there is a "switching" from one type of investment project to another as interest rates change.
However, if we include the insight that "[competition between investors creates a tendency for the net present value of an investment project to equal zero" (Fuller, 2013, p.
Annualized net present values over the 15-year life of the projects used in the study range from $126 to $1.
The objective of this paper is to determine the net present value (NPV) and annualized net present value (ANPV) to the landowner for streambank stabilization projects.
This article demonstrates how to use a decision tool called net present value (NPV) analysis to evaluate a project's long-term financial costs and benefits.
Net present value analysis closely matches the criteria that governments implicitly use when making long-term decisions--meaning that it gives a lower value to dollars in the future.
The last comparison of Table 4 is between the net present values of a project in the developed areas, and a project located in the underdeveloped area that enjoys three tax concessions i.
In order to find the nature of investment the basic investment appraisal criterion, the Net Present Value of the discounted revenue streams, will be used.
The Austrian school advances the present value approach to economic calculation in which the net present value is used to rank investment projects.
Rothbard calls the net present value (NPV) the entrepreneurial profit.
Thus, order frequency drives the net present value of an online grocery customer to $909 over a four-year time period, according to study data.
pre-tax net present value (PV-10) from $168 million at year-end 1997 to $140 million on December 31, 1998.