# Holding Period Return Calculator

## About Holding Period Return Calculator

The Holding Period Return Calculator is used to calculate the holding period return (HPR) of an investment.

## Holding Period Return

In finance, holding period return (HPR) is a rate of return on an asset, investment or portfolio over a particular investment period. HPR is the sum of income and capital gains divided by the asset value at the beginning of the period, often expressed as a percentage. It is one of the simplest measures of investment performance.

## Formula

The holding period return (HPR) calculation formula is as follows:

HPR = (Income + Ending Value - Beginning Value) / Beginning Value