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  1. Dividend yield

    The dividend yield or dividend-price ratio of a share is the dividend per share, divided by the price per share. It is also a company's total annual dividend payments divided by its market capitalization, assuming the number of shares is constant. It is often expressed as a percentage. Dividend yield is used to calculate the earning on investment considering only the returns in the form of total dividends declared by the company during the year. Its reciprocal is the Price/Dividend ratio.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dividend yield in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dividend yield in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of dividend yield in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Fidacaro:

    Ultimately I think( HP Inc), the way it's structured, it's going to be more of a sort of dividend yield play.

  2. Goldman Sachs:

    Importantly, in the context of dividend yield, we believe that if GSK were to sacrifice the B share scheme, greater certainty on the dividend in 2016 and beyond might be well received by investors.

  3. Nick Lawson:

    I would struggle to get enthused with the valuations one is being asked to pay in developed-market equity, there is nothing ... that attracts me to the equity market at present except equity (dividend) yield.

  4. Societe Generale strategists:

    The dividend yield on these companies is key given that this is a country already with a negative sovereign bond yield.

  5. Shun Maruyama:

    There are investors globally who seek dividend yield when there's low growth, low inflation and low interest rates.

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