Define: Performance Indicator

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Definition: Performance Indicator


Full Definition of Performance Indicator

The Performance Indicator measures the change in price over the chart plotting period.

The Performance Indicator is calculated by subtracting each day’s closing price from the closing price at the beginning of the plotting period and then expressing this difference as a percentage of the beginning closing price.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Performance Indicator are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd March, 2020