It is a method, which is used to measure the fund’s risk-adjusted return on an investment. This tutorial explains how to calculate the Sharpe Ratio.

Online financial calculator to calculate the sharpe ratio value by entering the Expected portfolio return, Risk free rate & Portfolio standard deviation.

Calculator of Sharpe Ratio

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Formula of Sharpe Ratio

Sharpe Ratio = (Expected portfolio return – Risk free rate) / Portfolio standard deviation

Example of Sharpe Ratio

A manager generates a return of 15% with the risk free-rate of 5%, and a manager’s portfolio has a standard deviation of 8%, then find the sharpe ratio for manager portfolio?

Given

Expected portfolio return= 15%, Risk free rate= 5% Portfolio standard deviation = 8%

To Find

S(x) – Sharpe Ratio

Solution

Substitute the given values in the formula,

S(x) = (Expected portfolio return – Risk free rate) / Portfolio standard deviation
= (15-5)/8
= (10)/8
= 1.25

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