Arithmetic Mean Return is a method for estimating return on investment over multiple time periods. It is calculated by adding the returns for all sub-periods and then dividing that sum by the total number of periods.
Some other related topics you might be interested to explore are Geometric Mean and Holding Period Return.
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Arithmetic Mean Return is among the topics included in the Portfolio Management module of the CFA Level 1 Curriculum.