In the last two posts, you learnt the basics of Net Present Value (NPV) and how to calculate NPV using formulae. However, Microsoft Excel makes… Read More »How to calculate NPV in Excel using Functions
I’ve covered the basics of Net Present Value (NPV) previously. If you don’t know what NPV is, then please read that post first before continuing.… Read More »How to calculate NPV in Excel using Formulae
The following is a guest post by the pdfconverter.com team. Most Excel users need tools for PDF conversion, especially when they want to preserve the… Read More »3 Reasons to use customized PDF to Excel conversion
As part of my day job, I’ve spent a lot of time working with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint. Not only with 2010, but also with… Read More »2 Tips to become more efficient at Microsoft Excel
Continuing with our Excel Tutorials, in this article, I’ll take you through using Goal Seek in Microsoft Excel 2007. The function is same as that of earlier versions of Excel as well as Excel 2010. The screenshots below are taken in 2007.
This is one very powerful and, in my opinion, less used feature of Microsoft Excel. Many of you are familiar with Paste Special, also popularly… Read More »This amazing Excel shortcut will save you hours!
You’ve come across the term CAGR and want to know how to calculate it in Excel? This post gives you three different ways to do so in Microsoft Excel. But, first, let’s understand what CAGR is.
Excel 2007 brought a host of new functions to Excel that were missing in Excel 2003. One of these functions was AVERAGEIF which returns the average (arithmetic mean) of all the cells in a range that meet a given criteria. One essential function that is still missing is MEDIANIF or MEDIAN IF which should ideally return the median of all the cells in a range that meet a given criteria.
Payback period in capital budgeting refers to the period of time required for the return on an investment to “repay” the sum of the original investment. For example, a $1000 investment which returned $500 per year would have a two year payback period. The time value of money is not taken into account.
Way back in 2008, I wrote about using SUMPRODUCT to duplicate the functionality of SUMIFS which was introduced in Microsoft Excel 2007. SUMPRODUCT is a powerful excel function and is more commonly used to multiply two arrays. Let’s first understand the syntax of SUMPRODUCT.