Absolute Return

Absolute Return in its basic definition is the return that an asset achieves over a certain period of time. This measure looks at the appreciation or depreciation (expressed as a dollar amount or a percentage). For example, a $50 stock drifts to $100 is a 100% absolute return. If that same stock drifts back from $100 to $50, its absolute return is -50%.

Also see:

Absolute Return Objective

Absolute Return Strategy

Absolute Return Investment Manager

Absolute Return Fund

Absolute Return Solution

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