CCC and Lower Rated Corporate Bond Total Return Calculator

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The following is a speculative grade corporate bond return calculator which computes total return of corporate bonds rated CCC or lower. Optionally, it can factor in inflation measured by the Consumer Price Index. 

Data is from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch US Corporate Master Index.

To see other corporate bond ratings and returns:

Speculative Grade Corporate Bond Total Return Calculator

(Note the calculator may load slowly due to the data download the first time you open it each day.)

Sources and Methodology on the Speculative Grade Corporate Bond Return Calculator

Data comes from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Indexes. We pull CCC and lower rated corporate debt every day from St. Louis Federal Reserve’s FRED.

The inflation (CPI) methodology in available on our original any day inflation calculator. It's updated once a month.

Speculative Corporate Debt

Note: data for research purposes only. Please verify any returns with external sources of data. Make allowances for taxes, transaction fees, management fees and other costs which may go along with investing when constructing any models on corporate bonds.

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PK started DQYDJ in 2009 to research and discuss finance and investing and help answer financial questions. He's expanded DQYDJ to build visualizations, calculators, and interactive tools.

PK lives in New Hampshire with his wife, kids, and dog.

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