Demerits of net present value method, Financial Management

Q. Demerits of net present value method?

(i) Difficult to Understand as well as Implement:- This method is tricky to understand as well as implement in comparison to the payback and the ARR method.

(ii) Complexity in fixing the required rate of return: - Required rate or else discount rate are the most important in calculating the NPV for the reason that different discount rates will give different present values.

(iii)In case of two projects with irregular initial investment this method mayn't give satisfactory result.

(iv) In case of two projects with dissimilar lives this method may not give satisfactory result.

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