Total Shareholder Return - TSR

DEFINITION of 'Total Shareholder Return - TSR'

1. The total return of a stock to an investor (capital gain plus dividends).



2. The internal rate of return of all cash flows to an investor during the holding period of an investment.

BREAKING DOWN 'Total Shareholder Return - TSR'

Whatever way you calculate TSR, it means the same thing - the total amount returned to investors.

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