**MIRR is invariably lower than IRR** and some would argue that it makes a more realistic assumption about the reinvestment rate. However, there is much confusion about what the reinvestment rate implies. Both the NPV and the IRR techniques assume the cash flows generated by a project are reinvested within the project.

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- What if MIRR is higher than IRR?
- What is the relationship between IRR and MIRR?
- Why is MIRR less than IRR?
- Should MIRR be higher than WACC?
- Is a higher MIRR better?
- Which is better NPV IRR or MIRR?
- Which of the following statements best describes the difference between the IRR method and the MIRR method?
- Which of the following is true about MIRR?
- What is meant by Modified Internal Rate of Return?
- How does the modified internal rate of return include concepts from both the traditional rate of return and the net present value methods?
- When a project has multiple internal rate of return?
- What is the reinvestment rate in MIRR?
- What are the drawbacks for MIRR?
- How does the modified internal rate of return include concepts from both the traditional rate of return and the net present value methods?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of modified internal rate of return?
- Which of the following statements best describes the difference between the IRR method and the MIRR method?
- Which of the following is true about MIRR?
- When a project has multiple internal rate of return?

## What if MIRR is higher than IRR?

If a project’s MIRR is higher than this expected return, **a project is favorable**; if a project’s MIRR is lower, it is often not recommended. Both formulas can be difficult to manually calculate. Both can be calculated in Excel using specific formulas (=IRR and = MIRR).

## What is the relationship between IRR and MIRR?

**MIRR improves on IRR by assuming that positive cash flows are reinvested at the firm’s cost of capital**. MIRR is used to rank investments or projects a firm or investor may undertake. MIRR is designed to generate one solution, eliminating the issue of multiple IRRs.

## Why is MIRR less than IRR?

**MIRR calculates the return on investment based on the more prudent assumption that the cash inflows from a project shall be re-invested at the rate of the cost of capital**. As a result, MIRR usually tends to be lower than IRR.

## Should MIRR be higher than WACC?

**Generally, the company should undergo with a higher MIRR than the WACC**. The reinvestment of cash inflows at the WACC would also mean that if the during the project the WACC rate changes, the MIRR can be adjusted.

## Is a higher MIRR better?

For instance, **if the MIRR of a project is higher than its expected return, an investment is considered to be attractive**. Conversely, it is not recommended to undertake a project if its MIRR is less than the expected return.

## Which is better NPV IRR or MIRR?

When the investment and reinvestment rates are the same as the NPV discount rate, MIRR is the equivalent of the NPV in percentage terms. When they are different, **MIRR will be the better measure** because it directly accounts for reinvestment of the cash flows at the different rate.

## Which of the following statements best describes the difference between the IRR method and the MIRR method?

which of the following statements best describes the difference between the IRR method and the MIRR method? **the IRR method assumes that cash flows are reinvested at a rate of return equal to the IRR**. the MIRR method assumes that cash flows are reinvested at a rate of return equal to the cost of capital.

## Which of the following is true about MIRR?

Answer and Explanation: The correct answer is c. **The MIRR method uses a more reasonable assumption about reinvestment rates than the IRR method**..

## What is meant by Modified Internal Rate of Return?

The modified internal rate of return (MIRR) is **a financial measure of an investment’s attractiveness**. It is used in capital budgeting to rank alternative investments of equal size. As the name implies, MIRR is a modification of the internal rate of return (IRR) and as such aims to resolve some problems with the IRR.

## How does the modified internal rate of return include concepts from both the traditional rate of return and the net present value methods?

The modified internal rate of return calls for the determination of the interest rate that equates future inflows to the investment as does the traditional internal rate or return. However, it **incorporates the reinvestment rate assumption** of the net present value method.

## When a project has multiple internal rate of return?

**Multiple IRRs occur when a project has more than one internal rate of return**. The problem arises where a project has non-normal cash flow (non-conventional cash flow pattern). Internal rate of return (IRR) is one of the most commonly used capital budgeting tools.

## What is the reinvestment rate in MIRR?

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## What are the drawbacks for MIRR?

The calculation is also not rocket science. Disadvantage: The disadvantage of MIRR is that **it asks for two additional decisions, i.e., determination of financing rate and cost of capital**. These can be estimates again, and the managers in real life may hesitate in involving these two additional estimates.

The modified internal rate of return calls for the determination of the interest rate that equates future inflows to the investment as does the traditional internal rate or return. However, it **incorporates the reinvestment rate assumption** of the net present value method.

## What are the advantages and disadvantages of modified internal rate of return?

**The IRR for each project under consideration by your business can be compared and used in decision-making.**

- Advantage: Finds the Time Value of Money. …
- Advantage: Simple to Use and Understand. …
- Advantage: Hurdle Rate Not Required. …
- Disadvantage: Ignores Size of Project. …
- Disadvantage: Ignores Future Costs.

which of the following statements best describes the difference between the IRR method and the MIRR method? **the IRR method assumes that cash flows are reinvested at a rate of return equal to the IRR**. the MIRR method assumes that cash flows are reinvested at a rate of return equal to the cost of capital.

## Which of the following is true about MIRR?

Answer and Explanation: The correct answer is c. **The MIRR method uses a more reasonable assumption about reinvestment rates than the IRR method**..

## When a project has multiple internal rate of return?

**Multiple IRRs occur when a project has more than one internal rate of return**. The problem arises where a project has non-normal cash flow (non-conventional cash flow pattern). Internal rate of return (IRR) is one of the most commonly used capital budgeting tools.