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Subject: Re: Need Present value (?) calculation help  Date: 1/14/2013 12:16 PM  
Author: akck  Number: 71248 of 87682  
There are other factors needed in order to come up with an estimate, mainly the discount rate you'd want to apply. You can do an IRR, but you'd need a starting cost to figure it. You can use a spreadsheet and the NPV function to determine a breakeven point, by assuming various initial costs. For instance, here's a table of approximate PVs with associated discount rates:
As you can see, the PV varies greatly with the discount rate you use. 

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