Advanced Bond Concepts: Formula Cheat Sheet
Below is our formula cheat sheet for bond analysis.
Actual/Actual Day Count (Nonleap year) 
Actual/Actual Day Count (Leap year) 
Bond Price 
30/360 Day Count 
Accrued Interest (AI) 
Adjusted Current Yield 
Current Yield 
Key Rate Duration 
Macaulay Duration 
Modified Duration 
Yield 
Yield to Call 
Yield to Put 
Zero Coupon Bond Price 
Advanced Bond Concepts: Conclusion
RELATED TERMS

Modified Duration
A formula that expresses the measurable change in the value of ... 
Duration
A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) ... 
Macaulay Duration
The weighted average term to maturity of the cash flows from ... 
Dollar Duration
Dollar duration measures the dollar change in a bond's value ... 
Required Yield
The return a bond must offer in order to be a worthwhile investment. ... 
Empirical Duration
The calculation of a bond's duration based on historical data. ...
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