Enter the current value of the CD ($) and the purchase price of CD ($) into the Return on CD Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Return on CD.

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## Return on CD Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Return on CD.

**ROCD = (CV – PP) / PP * 100**

- Where ROCD is the Return on CD (%)
- CV is the current value of the CD ($)
- PP is the purchase price of CD ($)

## How to Calculate Return on CD?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Return on CD.

Example Problem #1:

- First, determine the current value of the CD ($).
- The current value of the CD ($) is given as: 500.

- Next, determine the purchase price of CD ($).
- The purchase price of CD ($) is provided as: 400.

- Finally, calculate the Return on CD using the equation above:

ROCD = (CV – PP) / PP * 100

The values given above are inserted into the equation below and the solution is calculated:

ROCD = (500 – 400) / 400 * 100 = 25 (%)

Example Problem #2:** **

For this problem, the variables needed are provided below:

current value of the CD ($) = 600

purchase price of CD ($) = 150

This example problem is a test of your knowledge on the subject. Use the calculator above to check your answer.

ROCD = (CV – PP) / PP * 100** = ?**