# Bond Price; Bond Yield - HP 12c User Manual

Financial calculator.

To calculate bond price and yield for a 30/360 bond (that is, using the basis of a
30day month and a 360-day year — such as for municipal bonds, corporate
bonds, and state and local government bonds), and to calculate bond price for
bonds with an annual coupon payment, refer to Section 16: Bonds.

## Bond Price

1. Enter the desired yield to maturity (as a percentage), using ¼.
2. Enter the annual coupon rate (as a percentage), using P.
3. Key in the settlement (purchase) date (as described on page 29), then press
\.
4. Key in the maturity (redemption) date.
5. Press fE.
The price is shown in the display and also is stored in the PV register. The interest
accrued since the last interest date is held inside the calculator: to display the
interest, press ~; to add the interest to the price, press +.
Example: What price should you pay on April 28, 2004 for a 6
Treasury bond that matures on June 4, 2018, if you want a yield of 8
Assume that you normally express dates in the month-day-year format.
Keystrokes
8.25¼
6.75P
4.282004\
6.042018
fE
+

### Bond Yield

1. Enter the quoted price (as a percent of par), using \$.
2. Enter the annual coupon rate (as a percentage), using P.
3. Key in the settlement (purchase) date, then press \.
4. Key in the maturity (redemption) date.
5. Press fS.
The yield to maturity is shown in the display and also is stored in the i register.
Note:
time to produce an answer, during which the calculator displays running.
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Display
8.25
6.75
6.75
4.28
6.042018
87.62
90.31
Remember that the S function may take a significant amount of
Page: 67 of 209
Dimension: 14.8 cm x 21 cm
3
/
Enters yield to maturity.
Enters coupon rate.
Sets date format to month-day-year.
Enters settlement (purchase) date.
Enters maturity (redemption) date.
Bond price (as a percent of par).
Total price, including accrued
interest.
67
% U.S.
4
1
/
%.
4

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