# convert_gain: Convert Gain from One Time Interval to Another In stocks: Stock Market Analysis

## Description

For example, you can use this function to figure out that an 8 trading days is 31.9

## Usage

 `1` ```convert_gain(gain, units.in = 1, units.out = 1) ```

## Arguments

 `gain` Numeric value specifying a gain, e.g. 0.005 for 0.5 a vector of gains. `units.in` Numeric value gving the time period over which the gain was achieved. `units.out` Numeric value giving the time period you want to convert to.

## Value

Numeric value or vector.

## Examples

 ``` 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16``` ```# Calculate annualized gain for an 8% gain over a 70-day period convert_gain(gain = 0.08, units.in = 70, units.out = 252) # Calculate the annual growth rate of a fund that gains 0.02% per day convert_gain(gain = 0.0002, units.in = 1, units.out = 252) # Calculate the annual growth rate of a fund that gains 1% per week convert_gain(gain = 0.01, units.in = 1, units.out = 52) # You invest in AAPL and gain 0.5% in 17 business days. Express as a 5-year # growth rate. convert_gain(gain = 0.005, units.in = 17, units.out = 252 * 5) # Your portfolio has tripled in a 13-year period. Calculate your average # annual gain. convert_gain(gain = 2, units.in = 13, units.out = 1) ```

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