RangeXIRR - script function

RangeXIRR() returns the internal rate of return for a schedule of cash flows that is not necessarily periodic. To calculate the internal rate of return for a series of periodic cash flows, use the RangeIRR function.

Syntax:  

RangeXIRR(values, dates[, Expression])

Return data type: numeric

Arguments:  

Argument Description
values A cash flow or a series of cash flows that correspond to a schedule of payments in dates. Each value may be a single value or a range of values as returned by an inter-record function with a third optional parameter. The series of values must contain at least one positive and one negative value.
dates A payment date or a schedule of payment dates that corresponds to the cash flow payments.
Expression Optional expressions or fields containing the range of data to be measured.

Limitations:  

Text values, NULL values and missing values are disregarded.

All payments are discounted based on a 365-day year.

Examples Results

RangeXIRR(-2500,'2008-01-01',2750,'2008-09-01')

Returns 0.1532

Add the example script to your document and run it. Then add, at least, the fields listed in the results column to a sheet in your document to see the result.

RangeTab3:

LOAD *,

recno() as RangeID,

RangeXIRR(Field1,Field2,Field3) as RangeXIRR;

LOAD * INLINE [

Field1|Field2|Field3

10|5|-6000

2|NULL|7000

8|'abc'|8000

18|11|9000

5|5|9000

9|4|2000

] (delimiter is '|');

The resulting table shows the returned values of RangeXIRR for each of the records in the table.
RangeID RangeXIRR
1 -
2 0.5893
3 0.5089
4 0.4476
5 0.4476
6 2.5886

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