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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Dividend Yield Ratio Examples

Definition: Dividend Yield Ratio is a financial ratio used to measure the rate of return on an investment.

Dividend Yield Ratio = (Dividend Per Share / Market Price Per Share) * 100%

Example 1:
Calculate the Dividend Yield Ratio, given the following figures:
Ordinary share dividend $20,000
Preference share dividend  $3,000
Ordinary shares of $1 each: $40,000
Preference shares of $1


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