XL2000: Some Financial Functions May Return Incorrect Results with February 29, 2000

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SYMPTOMS
In Microsoft Excel, certain financial functions may return an incorrect value.
CAUSE
Excel may calculate an incorrect value when the following conditions are true:
  • You are using one of the following worksheet functions provided by the Analysis ToolPak add-in:

    • ACCRINT
    • COUPDAYBS
    • COUPDAYS
    • COUPDAYSNC
    • COUPPCD
    • COUPNCD
    • DURATION
    • MDURATION
    • ODDFPRICE
    • ODDFYIELD
    • PRICE
    • YIELD


    -and-

  • The bond's maturity, settlement, or first interest payment takes place on February 29, 2000.
RESOLUTION
A Microsoft Excel 2000 Analysis ToolPak Updatethat resolves this issue is available for download from the following Microsoft Web site:
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
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Article ID: 247795 - Last Review: 10/22/2013 03:38:07 - Revision: 3.4

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