Yield

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Yield has a variety of definitions:

  • Yield can refer to the annual rate of return on an investment, expressed as a percentage.
  • For bonds and notes, yield is the coupon rate divided by the market price.
  • For securities, yield is the annual dividends divided by the purchase price.

Industry Metrics

Yield can also be applied as an industry-specific metric, and its definition depends on the industry which it describes.

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