Methods to evaluate projects
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How would XNPV factor into the decision whether to invest in a project since payments are not consistent? In many if not most cases, we expect that there would be consistent payments made so how often is XNPV used and in what types of situations would you expect it to be used?
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NPV is the net present value.
IRR is the Internal Rate of Return
AIRR is the Adjusted Internal Rate of Return
the net present value shows the activities of a company and can be used to determine whether to invest in a project or not,it gives credible information on payments.
The biggest limitation to the calculation of NPV is its sensitivity to the discount rates , NPV calculations are a summation of multiple discounted cash flows  both positive and negative  converted into present value terms for a similar point in time (oftenly when the cash flows starts). As such, the discount rate used in the denominators of each present value (PV) calculation is vital in identifying what the final NPV number will turn will result to . A small increase or decrease in the discount rate will have a considerable effect on the final output.
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