Presented below is a *Chainlink Return Calculator*. Use the inputs to estimate the return on a Chainlink investment over a specified period. Optionally adjust for inflation (using US CPI-U), and visualize the investment performance.

## Chainlink Return Calculator

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## Using the Chainlink Investment Calculator

To use the tool to calculate a Chainlink investment return, follow these steps:

**Investment ($):**Enter the money invested in Chainlink.**Starting Date:**Enter the date the investment was made.**Ending Date:**Enter the date when you want to calculate the return.**Adjust for Inflation? (CPI):**Check this box to adjust the return for inflation (using CPI-U).

Next, click the blue **Calculate** button to compute the return. You can also click the gray **Graph** button to visualize the performance of the investment over time.

**Total Return (%):**The overall percentage return on the investment.**Annualized Return (%):**The annualized percentage return on the investment.**Ending Value ($):**The value of the investment on the end date.**CPI Adjusted?:**Indicates whether the return is adjusted for inflation.

## Special features

This Chainlink Return Calculator offers several special features:

**Adjust for Inflation:**Optionally adjust returns for inflation using the CPI-U.**Total and Annualized Return:**Computes both the total and annualized return on an investment.**Graph Performance:**Optionally graph the growth or drawdown of the investment over time.**Hover for Value:**Hover over the graph to see the value of the investment on any given day. Hovering also reveals the gain or loss to that point.

## Methodology and Data Sources

The Chainlink Return Calculator uses daily closing prices for Chainlink from CoinGecko. CPI-U is sourced from FRED. Please note that the calculator uses end-of-day prices, and intraday price movements are not reflected in the calculations.

## Disclaimer

While we strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information, the results from this calculator are for informational purposes only and should not be considered financial advice. Always conduct your own research and consult with a financial advisor before making investment decisions.

We hope this tool helps you make informed decisions about Chainlink investments. For more financial tools, check out our Investment category page. For further analysis, try the Chainlink Drawdown Calculator or Chainlink Daily Moving Average Tool. We also have a Chainlink to Dollars and Dollars to Chainlink tool.

Additionally, you might find our Stock Return Calculator and Inflation Calculator useful for other financial analysis.