The following is a medium grade corporate bond return calculator which computes total return of corporate bonds rated BBB, BB, or B. Optionally, it includes estimates for inflation measured by the Consumer Price Index.
It's based on the Bank of America Merrill Lynch US Corporate Master Index.
To see other levels of corporate bond ratings:
- Investment grade corporate bond total returns (A-AAA)
- Speculative grade corporate bond returns (CCC and below)
Medium Grade Corporate Bond Total Return Calculator
(Note the calculator may load slowly due to the data download the first time you open it daily.)
Sources and Methodology on the Medium Grade Corporate Bond Return Calculator
Data is from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Indexes. We pull B, BB, and BBB rated corporate debt daily from St. Louis Federal Reserve’s FRED.
CPI methodology, including interpolation and extrapolation, is available on our original any day inflation calculator. Interpolations & extrapolations are updated once a month.
Mid-level Corporate Debt
Note: this data is for research purposes only - please verify any return numbers with external sources. You should make allowances for taxes, transaction fees, management fees and other costs which may go along with investing.
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