Net present value (NPV) is a standard method for the financial appraisal of long-term projects. Used for capital budgeting, and widely throughout economics, it measures the excess or shortfall of cash flows, in present value (PV) terms, once financing charges are met.

The Menu Map for the HP 20b NPV Menu.

NPV Menu

Explanation of NPV Menu Items:

Note: If you press [NPV] key before entering cash flows, you will be redirected to the cash flow menu to enter values into the cash flow list.