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A dividend expressed as a percentage of a current share price:‘the firm has a dividend yield of only 2.66 per cent’
- ‘With the share price at 328p, that makes the current dividend yield a respectable 3.5%.’
- ‘On a dividend yield basis, at current levels, shares compare favourably to many other forms of investment.’
- ‘The average dividend yield of the thirty shares at the time of their results was 2.5%.’
- ‘However, high demand for the shares has pushed the price up - and the dividend yield down.’
- ‘The strategy is called the Dogs of the Dow because a high dividend yield is often a danger sign.’
- ‘The dividend yield is 1% and, excluding intangibles, the price to book ratio is nearly 8.’
- ‘Think of the dividend yield of a share as being similar to the interest rate on a savings account.’
- ‘With a prospective dividend yield of 3% too, the shares are no bargain on traditional valuation measures.’
- ‘The prospective dividend yield on its shares, which stand at 184p, is an ample 5%.’
- ‘This puts BA shares on a dividend yield of around 5%, which is pretty healthy.’
- ‘Big yields often come with big trouble: Most times, a stock with a high dividend yield has seen its price slashed.’
- ‘With a dividend yield of close to 3 per cent, the share price looks undemanding.’
- ‘The dividend yield of 3.3% is quite acceptable and the price to sales ratio of 0.4 looks appealing.’
- ‘However, the dividend yield on the 102p shares is an alluring 5.4% for yield seekers.’
- ‘Other good valuation measures include the dividend yield and price to sales.’
- ‘The dividend yield is the percentage of a company's share price paid out as dividends over a year.’
- ‘At the same time, however, a high dividend yield can signal a sick company with a depressed share price.’
- ‘Institutional investors are expected to urge that a dividend yield of about 5 per cent should be offered.’
- ‘The dividend yield of 3.6% based on today's share price of 431p is not too bad either.’
- ‘Before dividends went out of favour about a decade ago, a normal dividend yield was around 3 per cent.’
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