Imputed value

Definition:

Refers to the value of an asset, service, or company that is not physically recorded in any accounts but is implicit in the product, e.g., the opportunity cost of cash remaining in a savings account and not invested.

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Expected future return

The return that is expected to be earned on an asset in the future. Also called the expected return.

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