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Key Performance Indicators (KPI) by Bernard Marr

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Total shareholder return (TSR)

Strategic perspective

Financial perspective

Key performance question this indicator helps to answer

To what extent are we delivering value to shareholders?

Why is this indicator important?

The reason why most shareholders invest in a company is to maximise the return on their investment. Total shareholder return (TSR) is a key measure as it represents the change in capital or value of a listed or quoted company over a period of time (typically one year).

TSR combines share price appreciation and dividends (the portion of corporate profits paid out by a corporation to its shareholders) to show the total return to shareholders.

TSR is a valuable metric because it represents a readily understood figure of ...

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