Market-Based Financial Ratio: Dividend Yield

June 9th, 2006 Comments off
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DIVIDEND YIELD:

FORMULA

Dividends per share / Market price per share

MEASURE WHAT

Share rate of dividend to shareholders based on market price

SCORE/VALUE

Higher ratio is better. Depends on performance of the company itself & objectives of Management as studies show higher yields can increase share prices

SALIENT POINTS TO NOTE

It is the cash rate of return by shareholders through dividend

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