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Return on Investment (ROI)


The return on an investment calculated as a percentage of the original investment.

See Also

Cash-on-cash return, internal rate of return.


If the investment is $1 million and the return is $200,000, then the ROI is 20%.
Tips: ROI differs from cash-on-cash return and internal rate of return (IRR).

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Business Valuation & Return on Investment (ROI)