The minimum rate of return that will satisfy an investor.

The rate of return that an investor demands from an investment to compensate for the amount of risk involved. The riskier the venture, the higher the rate of return demanded.

The minimum rate of return that an investment project must yield to be acceptable.

The rate of return demanded to induce investors to invest in a security.

The minimum rate of return acceptable by investors before they will commit money to an investment at a given level or risk.

The rate of return that equity shareholders expect to receive their equity share investments.

Minimum rate of return that the project must yield to justify its acceptance.

The rate of return needed to induce investors or companies to invest in something.

Return that an investor requires before they are willing to earmark money for an investment that has a certain risk level. The expected return must be greater than the required return for the investment to be acceptable. See: Rate of Return; Return; Risk; Risk/Reward Ratio