Earnings per share (EPS): Profit after taxation divided by the weighted average number of shares in issue during the year.
Equivalent yield: The internal rate of return from a property, making allowance for increases in rent to market levels, voids and expenditure, but making no allowance for any increase in the market rent.
Estimated rental value (or rental value) (ERV): The rent that a property might reasonably be able to command in the open market at a given time, subject to the terms of the relevant lease.
ETFs: Short for exchange-traded fund. Funds traded like normal shares which allow investors to easily spread investments by tracking the performance of an entire index.