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Dividend yield

Dividend yield

Description

Dividend yield shows the amount of money that is earned from the investment into a company’s share, a market price of which is taken for the ex-dividend day. To provide an easier explanation, dividend yield can be described as a ratio that shows how much dividends the company pays out per one dollar of share (in market value). Data to calculate this ratio is collected from stock market bulletin.

Norms and limitations

In general there are no norms for this ratio.

For the companies that do not pay dividend this ratio equals a zero.

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