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PPMT function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

What is PPMT function in Excel? PPMT function is one of the Financial functions in Microsoft Excel that returns the payment on the principal for a given period for an investment based on periodic, constant payments and a constant interest rate. Syntax of PPMT function PPMT(rate, per, nper, pv, [fv], [type]) The PPMT function syntax has the following arguments: Rate: The…

How to calculate principal for given period in Excel

To calculate the principal portion of a loan payment in a given period, you can use the PPMT function. Formula =PPMT(rate,period,periods,-loan) Explanation In the example shown, the formula in C10 is: =PPMT(C6/12,1,C8,-C5) How this formula works For this example, we want to calculate the principal portion for payment 1 of a 5-year loan of $5,000 with an interest rate of…