DIVIDEND YIELD RATIO Definition

Bookmark and Share

DIVIDEND YIELD RATIO allows investors to compare the latest dividend they received with the current market value of the share as an indictor of the return they are earning on their shares. The formula for the dividend yield is: Dividend yield = Latest annual dividends / Current market share price.

Learn new Accounting Terms

TIGHT MARKET is a market in which the spread, or dif­ference, between the bid and asked price of a security is extremely small. It is usually an indication that there is an abundant supply of the security and it is being actively traded. See THIN MARKET.

SETUP COST see FIXED CHARGE.

Suggest a Term

Enter Search Term

Enter a term, then click the entry you would like to view.