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Finance abbr

forecast return on investment subject to downward adjustment discounted cash flow: a calculation of the forecast return on capital investment by discounting future cash flows from an investment, usually at a rate equivalent to the company's minimum required rate of return.

Definitions of ’DCF’ and meaning of ’DCF’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’DCF’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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