# Explains Net Present Value (NPV) and Future Value (FV) and Describes the Factors that are Used in the NPV and the FV Formulas

Total Possible Score: 6.00

Explains Net Present Value (NPV) and Future Value (FV) and Describes the Factors that are Used in the NPV and the FV Formulas

Total: 2.20

Distinguished – Provides comprehensive explanations of NPV and FV and thorough descriptions of the factors used in the NPV and FV formulas. The explanations and descriptions are effectively supported with scholarly sources.

Proficient – Provides explanations of NPV and FV and descriptions of the factors used in the NPV and FV formulas. The explanations and descriptions are supported with scholarly sources. Minor details are missing.

Basic – Provides limited explanations of NPV and FV and descriptions of the factors used in the NPV and FV formulas. The explanations and descriptions are somewhat supported with scholarly sources. Relevant details are missing.

Below Expectations – Attempts to provide explanations of NPV and FV and descriptions of the factors used in the NPV and FV formulas; however, the explanations and descriptions are not supported with scholarly sources and significant details are missing.

Non-Performance – The explanations of NPV and FV and the descriptions of the factors used in the NPV and FV formulas are either nonexistent or lack the components described in the assignment instructions.

Gives an Example of How to Use the Formula for NPV and the Formula for FV for a Stock Purchase

Total: 1.80

Distinguished – Provides a comprehensive example of how to use the formula for NPV and the formula for FV for a stock purchase. The example is relevant and supported with scholarly sources.

Proficient – Provides an example of how to use the formula for NPV and the formula for FV for a stock purchase. The example is relevant and supported with scholarly sources. Minor details are missing.

Basic – Provides a limited example of how to use the formula for NPV and the formula for FV for a stock purchase. The example is somewhat supported with scholarly sources. Relevant details are missing.

Below Expectations – Attempts to provide an example of how to use the formula for NPV and the formula for FV for a stock purchase; however, significant details are missing and the example is not supported with scholarly sources.

Non-Performance – The example of how to use the formula for NPV and the formula for FV for a stock purchase is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Summarizes the Differences Between NPV and FV and the Purpose of Using Each

Total: 1.40

Distinguished – Provides a comprehensive summary of the differences between NPV and FV and the purposes of each. Each part of the summary is pertinent and supported with scholarly sources.

Proficient – Provides a summary of the differences between NPV and FV and the purpose of using each. The summary is supported with scholarly sources. Minor details are missing.

Basic – Provides a limited summary of the differences between NPV and FV and the purpose of using each. The summary is somewhat supported with scholarly sources. Relevant details are missing.

Below Expectations – Attempts to provide a summary of the differences between NPV and FV and the purpose of using each; however, the summary is not supported with scholarly sources and significant details are missing.

Non-Performance – The summary of the differences between NPV and FV and the purpose of using each is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Written Communication: Control of Syntax and Mechanics

Total: 0.15

Distinguished – Displays meticulous comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains no errors, and is very easy to understand.

Proficient – Displays comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains only a few minor errors, and is mostly easy to understand.

Basic – Displays basic comprehension of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains a few errors, which may slightly distract the reader.

Below Expectations – Fails to display basic comprehension of syntax or mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains major errors, which distract the reader.

Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Written Communication: APA Formatting

Total: 0.15

Distinguished – Accurately uses APA formatting consistently throughout the paper, title page, and reference page.

Proficient – Exhibits APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout contains a few minor errors.

Basic – Exhibits basic knowledge of APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout does not meet all APA requirements.

Below Expectations – Fails to exhibit basic knowledge of APA formatting. There are frequent errors, making the layout difficult to distinguish as APA.

Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Written Communication: Page Requirement

Total: 0.15

Distinguished – The length of the paper is equivalent to the required number of correctly formatted pages.

Proficient – The length of the paper is nearly equivalent to the required number of correctly formatted pages.

Basic – The length of the paper is equivalent to at least three quarters of the required number of correctly formatted pages.

Below Expectations – The length of the paper is equivalent to at least one half of the required number of correctly formatted pages.

Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Written Communication: Source Requirement

Total: 0.15

Distinguished – Uses more than the required number of scholarly sources, providing compelling evidence to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.

Proficient – Uses required number of scholarly sources to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.

Basic – Uses less than the required number of sources to support ideas. Some sources may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are used within the body of the assignment. Citations may not be formatted correctly.

Below Expectations – Uses inadequate number of sources that provide little or no support for ideas. Sources used may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are not used within the body of the assignment. Citations are not formatted correctly.

Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.