Definitions for **"YTM"**

YIELD TO MATURITY. is the rate of return the investor will earn if a bond is held to maturity.

Yield to Maturity. The rate of return an investor earns assuming a bond is held to maturity.

Yield To Maturity. The effective annual rate of return earned by a bond if held to maturity. This rate takes into account the amount paid for the bond, the length of time to maturity, and assumes coupon payments can be reinvested at the yield to maturity. !-- End Index--DL

Yield to maturity. It is the rate of return which is measured by the current expected income stream relative to the prevailing market price assuming that the asset is held until maturity. If the instrument is trading at a discount, then the yield to maturity will be greater than the coupon rate. If the instrument is trading at a premium, then the yield to maturity will be less than the coupon rate.

An abbreviation of Yield To Maturity. The IRR a buyer would receive if they purchased a bond at the current market price.... more on: YTM

Yield to Maturity. The annual percentage rate of return on an investment, assuming it is held to maturity.

Yield to Maturity. Used to determine the rate of return an investor would receive if a long-term, interest-bearing investment, such as a bond, is held to its maturity date. It takes into account purchase price, redemption value, time to maturity, coupon yield, and the time between interest payments.

Yield To Maturity. The internal rate of return on an investment. Typically takes into account all investment returns and their timing.

Yield To Maturity. The return an investor will receive if a long-term interest-bearing investment, such as a bond, is held until the date it becomes due and payable (maturity date).

YIELD TO MATURITY. The yield of a bond to maturity takes into account the price discount from or premium over the face amount. It is greater than the current yield when the bonds is selling at a discount and less than the current yield when the bond is selling at a premium.

Yield To Maturity. The rate of return on a bond if it is held to the maturity date.

Yield To Maturity. The compound rate of return that investors will receive for a bond with a maturity greater than one year if they hold the bond to maturity and reinvest all cash flows at the same rate of interest. It also takes into account purchase price, redemption value, coupon yield, and the time between interest payments. The YTM will be greater than the current yield when the bond is selling at a discount and will be less if it is selling at a premium. YTM can be approximated using a bond yield table or can be determined using a programmable calculator equipped for bond calculations. YTM is used extensively in comparing fixed income investments, making fixed income portfolio decisions, and in financial planning. See: Yield To Average Life; Yield To Call

Yield to Maturity. The yield earned by a bond if it is held until its maturity date.

The IRR a buyer would receive by purchasing a bond at the current market price.... more on YTM (Yield to maturity)

Yield to Maturity. Return an investor will receive if an interest-bearing investment is held to its maturity date and all interest payments are reinvested at the security's YTM. It takes into account purchase price, redemption value, time remaining until maturity, coupon yield, and the time between interest payments.