Total Shareholder Return


TSR Calculation: Accumulated Dividends


Infinite Equity laid out the preferred method for calculating Total Shareholder Return (TSR) here. However, the calculation of TSR ultimately must follow the definition outlined in the legal grant agreement. Some companies do not assume that dividends are reinvested in the underlying entity when they are issued; instead, the dividends are essentially treated as a…

TSR Calculation – Best Practice


Section 1 – TSR Calculation Considerations One of the benefits of using Relative Total Shareholder Return (“RTSR”) as a performance metric is the transparency of the calculation. It is based on empirical stock price data which is published daily from many different objective financial data sources. Nonetheless a wide variance of methodologies for calculating Total…