Definition of dividend yield in English:

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dividend yield

Pronunciation: /ˈdivəˌdend ˌyēld/


A dividend expressed as a percentage of a current share price.
Example sentences
  • With the share price at 328p, that makes the current dividend yield a respectable 3.5%.
  • The prospective dividend yield on its shares, which stand at 184p, is an ample 5%.
  • However, the dividend yield on the 102p shares is an alluring 5.4% for yield seekers.

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Syllabification: div·i·dend yield

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