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Q: stocks ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: stocks
Category: Business and Money > Finance
Asked by: fatima1102-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 11 Sep 2005 16:48 PDT
Expires: 11 Oct 2005 16:48 PDT
Question ID: 566913
Suppose stock price of a firm is $36, Earnings per share = $4, 
            dividend per share is $1.8, what is the dividend yield?
Subject: Re: stocks
Answered By: omnivorous-ga on 11 Sep 2005 17:12 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Fatima1102 --

If the dividend per share is $1.80, then the dividend yield is 5%. 
The dividend yield is the annual dividend(s) divided by the stock
price or $1.80/$36 = 5%.

For definitions of terms like this you can use the define: function in
Google, like this --
define:dividend yield

Best regards,

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