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# Present value of 1 for different periods and rates

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Unformatted text preview: ceive \$500 12 years from now 4 Example: Simple Present Value PVA = PVB = • Even though under plan B we receive more money, it is worth less than the \$229 under plan A, because it is obtained further in the future. Present Value of \$1 for Different Periods and Rates Intuition The further away the cash flow, the more sensitive the PV to the discount rate C 100 100 100 T 2 5 10 PV(5%) 90.70 78.35 61.39 PV(10%) 82.64 62.09 38.55 Diff. 8.06 16.26 22.84 % Diff. 8.9% 20.8% 37.2% 5 A Stream of Cash Flows Everything else is just a combination of these formulas using the fact the PVs and FVs are additive. Example: Present Value Addition • Assume an interest rate of r = 7% and calculate the PV of the following cash flows: Year 0 Cash Flow -\$1000 Years to Discount: n 0 1 2 3 Present Value \$200 1 \$1500 2 \$2000 3 Present Value Equals Special Case #1: Annuities • A special case of this addition is the case of annuities. – An annuity is simply a set of identical cash flows, one each year (or period). 6 Future Value of Annuities • It is important to get the timing straight. Consider a three year annuity that pays \$C for each payment. Future Value Calculation Year 1 2 3 Cash Flow C C C Years to Future Value End: n 2 1 0 C×(1+r)2 C×(1+r) C Future Value of Annuities • Using the addition principle, the future value of this 3-year regular annuity is FV = C × (1 + r ) 2 + C × (1 + r ) + C = C (1 + r ) 2 + (1 + r ) + 1 [ Future Valu...
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